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A Definition of AI
A proposition for a formal definition of AI.
A Philosophical Encounter by Aaron Sloman
In Proceedings 14th International Joint Conference on AI Montreal, August 1995: `A philosophical encounter: An interactive presentation of some of the key philosophical problems in AI and AI problems in philosophy.'
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness
ASSC "promotes research directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness."
Being Real by Judith S. Donath
This appears in Goldberg, K. (ed.) The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age of the Internet, MIT Press
Brain in a Vat
Can bad men make good brains do bad things?
Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography
Recent works in the philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of artificial intelligence, and on consciousness in the sciences
Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind
A comprehensive and up-to-date collection of terms, definitions, and scholarly works on the topic of Philosophy of Mind that provides useful background material for the study of artificial intelligence theory.
Ethics for Machines
An essay dealing with how to apply ethics to the possible thinking machines of the future.
God Is the Machine
In the beginning there was 0. And then there was 1. A mind-bending meditation on the transcendent power of digital computation. By Kevin Kelly
Kiss me, you human
By Stephen Humphries: Robot Kismet can walk, talk, and make logical decisions. What's the next step in the quest for artificial intelligence?
MainFrame: Artificial Intelligence
Material on Artificial Intelligence as engineering with emphasis on the exploitation of logic. A topography is presented with logic at the center.
Minds, Brains, and Programs
John Searle's seminal text on problems with the metaphor of the brain as "computing device" in which his famous "Chinese Room" argument is brought forth as criticism of the philosophical foundation for examining human cognition via computer simulation.
Philosophers of Mind
Links to online papers on AI and Philosophy of Mind.
Philosophy and History of AI
Philosophy and history of AI, personalities, links and suggested reading.
Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence
Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography. A massive listing.
Philosophy Topics: AI
AI Topics provides basic, understandable information and helpful resources concerning artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on material available online.
The idea of Polycontextural Logic
PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Consciousness
"A refereed electronic journal dedicated to supporting the interdisciplinary exploration of the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain."
Sentience: The next moral dilemma
By Richard Barry: Humankind will have to decide how to live with a new sentient race. Sometime in the future machines will reach a level of intelligence that will challenge, or even surpass our own.
Some Philosophy and AI material
Links to resources for the following topics: Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science Technical Documents.