Mechanical bodies; mythical minds
Bishop, Mark (J. M.). 2004. Mechanical bodies; mythical minds. In: Leslie Samuel Smith; Amir Hussain and Igor Aleksander, eds. Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems. Scotland: University of Stirling CD Rom. ISBN 978-1857691993 [Book Section]No full text available
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Abstract or Description
A cursory examination of the history of Artificial Intelligence, AI, serves to highlight several strong claims from its researchers, especially in relation to the populist form of computationalism that holds, ‘any suitably programmed computer will instantiate genuine conscious mental states purely in virtue of carrying out a specific series of computations’.