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Artificial Intelligence : The Very Idea - John Haugeland

Artificial Intelligence

The Very Idea

Paperback Published: 1st March 1989
ISBN: 9780262580953
Number Of Pages: 302
For Ages: 18+ years old

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The idea that human thinking and machine computing are "radically the same" provides the central theme for this marvelously lucid and witty book on what artificial intelligence is all about. Although presented entirely in nontechnical terms, it neither oversimplifies the science nor evades the central philosophical issues. John Haugeland is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh and the editor of "Mind Design: Essays in Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence. "A Bradford Book

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[An] amusing and wide ranging study... As well as containing concise and sharp definitions of fundamental issues in the philosophy of logic and meaning, the book has excellent summaries of basic computer architectures and hot topics in AI research. * Times Literary Supplement * A delightfully well written book highlighting many of the deep and important issues forming the foundation of artificial intelligence and, in fact, of all cognitive science. * Contemporary Psychology *

ISBN: 9780262580953
ISBN-10: 0262580950
Series: Artificial Intelligence
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 302
Published: 1st March 1989
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 14.9  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.49