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Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer
Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer
Parsing the Turing Test is a landmark exploration of both the philosophical and methodological issues surrounding the search for true artificial intelligence. Will computers and robots ever think and communicate the way humans do? When a computer crosses the threshold into self-consciousness, will it immediately jump into the Internet and create a...
Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy
Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy

Bitcoin is starting to come into its own as a digital currency, but the blockchain technology behind it could prove to be much more significant. This book takes you beyond the currency ("Blockchain 1.0") and smart contracts ("Blockchain 2.0") to demonstrate how the blockchain is in position to become the fifth...

Lady or the Tiger? And Other Logic Puzzles Including a Mathematical Novel That Features Godel's Great Discovery
Lady or the Tiger? And Other Logic Puzzles Including a Mathematical Novel That Features Godel's Great Discovery
"Smullyan is not your run-of-the-mill puzzlemeister; he polishes up old chestnuts, spins variations on a theme, and peoples his logical world with a delightful cast of characters."

-- Science 82

"Another scintillating collection of brilliant problems and paradoxes by the most entertaining logician and set theorist who...

Infinitesimal Differences: Controversies between Leibniz and his Contemporaries
Infinitesimal Differences: Controversies between Leibniz and his Contemporaries
The essays offer a unified and comprehensive view of 17th century mathematical and metaphysical disputes over status of infinitesimals, particularly the question whether they were real or mere fictions. Leibnizs development of the calculus and his understanding of its metaphysical foundation are taken as both a point of departure and a...
Computing and Philosophy: Selected Papers from IACAP 2014 (Synthese Library)
Computing and Philosophy: Selected Papers from IACAP 2014 (Synthese Library)

This volume offers very selected papers from the 2014 conference of the “International Association for Computing and Philosophy” (IACAP) - a conference tradition of 28 years. The theme of the papers is the two-way relation between computing technologies and philosophical questions: Computing technologies both raise new...

Pythagoras' Revenge: A Mathematical Mystery
Pythagoras' Revenge: A Mathematical Mystery

The celebrated mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras left no writings. But what if he had and the manuscript was never found? Where would it be located? And what information would it reveal? These questions are the inspiration for the mathematical mystery novel Pythagoras' Revenge. Suspenseful and instructive, Pythagoras'...

Consciousness Explained
Consciousness Explained
Consciousness is notoriously difficult to explain. On one hand, there are facts about conscious experience--the way clarinets sound, the way lemonade tastes--that we know subjectively, from the inside. On the other hand, such facts are not readily accommodated in the objective world described by science. How, after all, could the reediness of...
Bayesian Essentials with R (Springer Texts in Statistics)
Bayesian Essentials with R (Springer Texts in Statistics)

This Bayesian modeling book provides a self-contained entry to computational Bayesian statistics. Focusing on the most standard statistical models and backed up by real datasets and an all-inclusive R (CRAN) package called bayess, the book provides an operational methodology for conducting Bayesian inference, rather than focusing on its...

Three Dialogues on Knowledge
Three Dialogues on Knowledge

The Socratic, or dialog, form is central to the history of philosophy and has been the discipline's canonical genre ever since. Paul Feyerabend's Three Dialogues on Knowledge resurrects the form to provide an astonishingly flexible and invigorating analysis of epistemological, ethical and metaphysical problems. He uses literary...

The Mystery of the Quantum World, Second Edition
The Mystery of the Quantum World, Second Edition
… solid and reliable.
-The Good Book Guide

… an excellent introduction to an interesting and ongoing field of research in physics for those who have some knowledge of quantum theory.
-A. Davies, Australian and New Zealand Physicist

… a splendid book … a good reference for current undergraduates...

Paradoxes from A to Z
Paradoxes from A to Z
This essential guide to paradoxes takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus' Ship, Hempel's Raven, and the Prisoners' Dilemma, taking in subjects as diverse as...
Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings
Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings
Scientists from many disciplines, including physics, chemistry, biology, and neuroscience, contribute to the study of cognition. Cognitive psychology, the science of the human mind and of how people process information, is at the core of empirical investigations into the nature of mind and thought. This anthology is based on the assumption that...
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