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What Robots Can & Can't Be

http://www.cogsci.ecs.soton.ac.uk/cgi/psyc/newpsy?5.59

Essay by Selmer Bringsjord argues that AI will continue to produce machines with the capacity to pass stronger versions of the Turing Test but that the "Person Building Project" will inevitably fail. Abstract and chapter summations.

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The Digital Philosopher

http://www.theatlantic.com/unbound/digicult/dc981209.htm

by Harvey Blume Can robotics shed light on the human mind? On evolution? Daniel Dennett -- whose work unites neuroscience, computer science, and evolutionary biology -- has some provocative answers. Is he on to something, or just chasing the zeitgeist?

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Stevan Harnad E-Prints on Cognitive Psychology

http://cogsci.soton.ac.uk/~harnad/genpub.html

Papers on categorical perception, the symbol grounding problem, and consciousness, with particular emphasis on the philosophy of AI.

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Sentience: The next moral dilemma

http://news.zdnet.co.uk/hardware/0,1000000091,2083942,00.htm

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.

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Principia Cybernetica

http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/Default.html

The Principia Cybernetica Project (PCP) is an international organization that tries to tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent cybernetic theories and technologies. Stated more precisely, the Project's aim is the computer-supported collaborative development of an evolutionary-systemic philosophy.

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Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

http://www.u.arizona.edu/~chalmers/biblio/4.html

Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography. A massive listing.

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Philosophy and History of AI

http://www.compapp.dcu.ie/~humphrys/Notes/AI/philosophy.html

Philosophy and history of AI, personalities, links and suggested reading.

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MainFrame: Artificial Intelligence

http://www.rbjones.com/rbjpub/cs/ai022.htm

Material on Artificial Intelligence as engineering with emphasis on the exploitation of logic. A topography is presented with logic at the center.

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Knowbotic Interface Project

http://www.inm.de/kip/

"A philosophical and scientific exploration in the art of digital modelling of the human consciousness"

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God Is the Machine

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/10.12/holytech.html

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

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Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation

http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/8/4/7.html

Discussion of the epistemological status of simulation in a cross-disciplinary setting could contribute to a deeper understanding of relevant issues and so it proved.

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Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind

http://philosophy.uwaterloo.ca/MindDict/

A 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.

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Brain-Mind: Know Thyself

http://mind.sourceforge.net/theory5.html

Philosophy of mind for artificial intelligence. This paper was originally commissioned by and published in NOVEMBER Magazine. Links will lead to the free full text of the book, Ai4u: Mind-1.1 Programmer's Manual By Arthur T Murray

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Being Real by Judith S. Donath

http://smg.media.mit.edu/papers/Donath/BeingReal/BeingReal.html

This appears in Goldberg, K. (ed.) The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age of the Internet, MIT Press

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Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness

http://assc.caltech.edu/

ASSC "promotes research directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness."

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A Philosophical Encounter by Aaron Sloman

http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~axs/cog_affect/ijcai95.text

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.'

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