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