Minds and machines

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dc.contributor.authorCasey, Gerard
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-12T12:45:10Z
dc.date.available2014-03-12T12:45:10Z
dc.date.copyright1992 American Catholic Philosophical Associationen
dc.date.issued1992-06
dc.identifier.citationAmerican Catholic Philosophical Quarterlyen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10197/5469
dc.description.abstractThe emergence of electronic computers in the last thirty years has given rise to many interesting questions. Many of these questions are technical, relating to a machine’s ability to perform complex operations in a variety of circumstances. While some of these questions are not without philosophical interest, the one question which above all others has stimulated philosophical interest is explicitly non-technical and it can be expressed crudely as follows: Can a machine be said to think and, if so, in what sense? The issue has received much attention in the scholarly journals with articles and arguments appearing in great profusion, some resolutely answering this question in the affirmative, some, equally resolutely, answering this question in the negative, and others manifesting modified rapture. While the ramifications of the question are enormous I believe that the issue at the heart of the matter has gradually emerged from the forest of complications
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dc.publisherAmerican Catholic Philosophical Associationen
dc.subjectPhilosophy
dc.subjectComputers
dc.subjectArtificial intelligence
dc.titleMinds and machinesen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.internal.authorcontactothergerard.casey@ucd.ie
dc.internal.availabilityFull text availableen
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dc.statusPeer revieweden
dc.identifier.volume66en
dc.identifier.issue1en
dc.identifier.startpage57en
dc.identifier.endpage80en
dc.identifier.doi10.5840/acpq199266143-
dc.neeo.contributorCasey|Gerard|aut|-
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dc.date.updated2013-11-22T17:40:03Z
dc.rights.licensehttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/en
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