Philosophy and Cybernetics: Essays Delivered to the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame

Philosophy and Cybernetics: Essays Delivered to the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame

Philosophy and Cybernetics: Essays Delivered to the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame

Philosophy and Cybernetics: Essays Delivered to the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame

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The Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence was established in 1965 by the University of Notre Dame. Its charge was to study, constructively and without polemic, the interaction between computer technology and various philosophic conceptions of the nature of man. In accord with this purpose, sponsorship was established under the Department of Philosophy, the Computing Center, and the Center for the Study of Man in Contemporary Society.

Undoubtedly the most significant technological development during the mid-century has been the construction of general purpose computers capable of performance which in man would be deemed intelligent behavior. Inasinuch as these machines, however complicated, are artefacts, this capability . . .

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