Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds (Representation and Mind)

By: Daniel C. Dennett

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Minds are complex artifacts, partly biological and partly social; only a unified, multidisciplinary approach will yield a realistic theory of how they came into existence and how they work. One of the foremost workers in this multidisciplinary field is Daniel Dennett. This book brings together his essays on the philosphy of mind, artificial intelligence, and cognitive ethology that appeared in inaccessible journals from 1984 to 1996. Highlights include "Can Machines Think?," "The Unimagined Preposterousness of Zombies," "Artificial Life as Philosophy," and "Animal Consciousness: What Matters and Why." Collected in a single volume, the essays are now available to a wider audience.

Title: Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds (Representation and Mind)

Author Name: Daniel C. Dennett

Categories: Essays & Literary Criticism,

Publisher: A Bradford Book: February 1998

ISBN Number: 0262540908

ISBN Number 13: 9780262540902

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 625546

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