Argumentation Map: Do Computers Have to be Conscious to Think?
Argumentation maps propose to map the detailed structure of major philosophical debates in graphical form. Portions of the map of the "Can Computers Think?" debate are at this point in time available online.
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Commentaries on books and ideas from philosophers of mind including Patricia Churchland, Terrence Sejnowski, Paul Churchland, Ned Block, Owen Flanagan, Daniel Dennett, Georges Rey.
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Movement in cognitive science which hopes to explain human intellectual abilities using artificial neural networks. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by James W. Garson.
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This page makes available online versions of many recent (1987-1997) published and unpublished articles, and reviews, by this influential and unusually readable philosopher (and by some of his associates).
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Discusses the view that mental events are caused by physical events in the brain, but have no effects upon any physical events. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by William S. Robinson.
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The man's presumptuousness considers always that the reality is only one, that accessible to his senses, his intellection and his instrumental of investigation tools. But the things are really so? In MatterAither the foundations of the real dualism (as philosophy of anthropic dual reality)are exposed. The conception of a dual human reality(approximately: to live and to feel)is born on atheistic base.
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A mental representation is a mental object with semantic properties. According to the Representational Theory of Mind, psychological states are to be understood as relations between agents and mental representations. Article from the Stanford Encyclopedia, by David Pitt.
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A special issue of the Open Source online journal Progress in Complexity, Information, and Design (PCID) containing eight essays outlining non-reductive theories of the mind.
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