Current Issues in Computing and Philosophy

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Adam Briggle, Katinka Waelbers, Philip Brey
IOS Press, 2008 - Computers - 205 pages
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Focuses on the multi-faceted 'computational turn' that is occurring through the interaction of the disciplines of philosophy and computing. This book explores the phenomenon of virtual worlds. It focuses on robots and artificial agents. It discusses the relation between human mentality and information processing in computers.
 

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Contents

Robots and Autonomous Agents
33
Knowing Thinking and Representing
77
Designing Learning and Searching
143
Author Index
205
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Adam Briggle is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at the University of North Texas. He is the author of A Rich Bioethics: Public Policy, Biotechnology, and the Kass Council (2010).

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