Hao Wang, A Logical Journey: From Gödel to Philosophy. Jerrold J. Katz, Realistic Rationalism. Daniel C. Dennett, Brainchildren: Essays of Designing Minds. Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds. Daniel C. Dennett, Author, Dennett, Author MIT Press (MA) $30 (p) ISBN Brainchildren. Essays on Designing Minds. by Daniel C. Dennett. Representation and Mind series. MIT Press/Bradford Books,

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History of Western Philosophy. In part bdainchildren the focus shifts to artificial intelligence and artificial life. Want to Read saving…. Dennett is a noted atheist, avid sailor, and advocate of the Brights movement. Inhe received his D. Another argues for what Dennett calls “moderate realism” about the status of beliefs, using patterns as an analogy.

When Philosophers Encounter Artificial Intelligence. In “Out of the Armchair and into the Field”, Dennett describes his experiences in Kenya, accompanying Cheney and Seyfarth in their studies of vervet monkeys in the wild.

The Mind And The Machine: There are two miscellaneous essays. The Kludge in the Machine. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Highlights include “Can Machines Think? The essays in Brainchildren display Dennett’s incisive analysis and his talent for finding effective analogies, thought experiments, and stories; they confirm his status as one of the world’s foremost philosophers brianchildren mind. A related essay describes the MIT Cog project and considers the practical problems that arise in creating a conscious robot.


The ten works in part one deal with topics in the philosophy of mind, consciousness and intentionality. Anne Marie rated it really liked it Mar 04, The Mechanical Concept dennetf Mind.

The book is offered as a student text, and it will serve this purpose well, particularly since a good bibliography is included. To ask other readers questions about Brainchildrenplease sign up. A View from the East Pole. The essays in the book are themselves interesting, but for whom is book intended?

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