Mind Design II: Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence
John HaugelandISBN: 0262581531; 9780262581530;
" Ming Design II is a welcome update of its predecessor, itself a useful compendium on the philosophy of cognitive science. This new volume retains the intellectual foundations, and some discussions of classical AI built on them, while adding connectionism, situated AI, and dynamic systems theory as extra storeys. Which of these is the most stable, and whether the foundations need to be re-worked, are questions readers will be eager to explore." -- Margaret A. Boden, Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, University of Sussex, UK "Haugeland's Mind Design II brings together nearly all the essential philosophical perspectives in Cognitive Science. If you want to understand current opinion on the philosophy of mind, you should make sure you are familiar with the contents of this book." -- James L. McClelland, Carnegie Mellon University and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition Mind design is the endeavor to understand mind (thinking, intellect) in terms of its...