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Daniel Dennett, Brainchildren
Three of the essays are responses to critics of Consciousness Explained: A new collection of wide-ranging essays from one of cognitive science’s most distingushed figures. This book, a selection of his essays published during the past twelve years, demonstrates the breadth of his thinking—the essays cover fundamental issues relating to consciousness and belief as well as artificial intelligence, artificial life, ethology, and the animal mind—and the extent of his knowledge of the relevant science and technology.
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This book brings together his essays on the philosphy of mind, artificial intelligence, and cognitive etho Minds are complex artifacts, partly biological and partly social; only a unified, multidisciplinary approach will yield a realistic theory of how they came into existence and how they work.
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Daniel Clement Dennett III is a prominent philosopher whose research centers on philosophy of mind, science, and biology, particularly as they relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science. Lists with This Book. What Matters and Why”. The Mind And The Machine: The collection dfnnett not the most suitable introduction to Dennett for the newcomer, since some of the essays assume an acquaintance with his other writings or at least a general background in the relevant fields and there is some repetition between them.
Pain Suffering and Morality. Essays on Designing Minds Daniel C. Folk Craft versus Folk Science and Belief versus. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 57 1: Clifton Callender rated it really liked it Jul 09, It is one that he expands on in his other books, including Consciousness Explainedwhere he uses philosophical “materialism” to examine the link between mind and body.
Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds
Fletcher Professor of Brainchildrren at Tufts University. M G rated it liked it Aug 14, Part three contains essays on animal behaviour and animal minds. In “Out of the Armchair and into the Field”, Dennett describes his experiences in Kenya, accompanying Cheney and Seyfarth in their studies of vervet monkeys in the wild.
Be warned, it’s a bit tough for the Minds are complex artifacts, partly biological and partly social; only a unified, multidisciplinary approach will yield a realistic theory of how they came into existence and how they work. Michaelangelo Zane rated it really liked it Dec 14, This book brings together his essays on the philosphy of mind, artificial intelligence, and cognitive ethology that appeared in inaccessible journals from to To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Sixteen Years of Artificial Intelligence: The issue in question is the proposition that we have reached a eennett at which advances in technology are such that, rather than its supporting us in achieving interesting and morally good lives, we may be forced to choose between lives that are interesting and lives that are morally good.