Computers and Cognition: Why Minds are not Machines (Studies by J.H. Fetzer

By J.H. Fetzer

an immense selection of stories delivering a clean and unique point of view at the nature of brain, together with considerate and distinctive arguments that specify why the existing paradigm - the computational perception of language and mentality - can no longer be sustained. another procedure is complicated, encouraged by way of the paintings of Charles S. Peirce, in line with which minds are sign-using (or `semiotic') structures, which in flip generates differences among other forms of minds and overcomes difficulties that burden extra customary choices. in contrast to conceptions of minds as machines, this novel method has seen evolutionary implications, the place adjustments in semiotic talents are likely to distinguish the species. From this perspective, the scope and bounds of desktop and AI structures may be extra appropriately appraised and replacement money owed of recognition and cognition will be extra completely criticised.
Readership: Intermediate and complex scholars of machine technological know-how, AI, cognitive technological know-how, and all scholars of the philosophy of the mind.

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