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PHI 470 - Topics in Analytic Philosophy - Topic: Philosophy of A.I.

Campus: Springfield


Special topics in metaphysics, epistemology, and related areas. May be repeated if topics vary. Course Information: Counts toward the Advanced Course in Specialization and Area I, Core Analytic Philosophy requirements of the philosophy major.

Special Instructions:

Philosophical beginnings of AI (A. Turing), philosophical problems in AI (e.g. different notions of computability), and philosophical problems with present/future AI (ethical, social, futurological). Focus on broad theoretical problems at cutting edge of AI: continuity between artificial/biological cognitive architectures, discovery machines, machine consciousness, life-long learning for AI, Artificial General Intelligence. Requires Departmental Approval.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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