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How To Build A Conscious Machine

1st Edition

By Leonard Angel


132 pages

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This book attempts to address both the engineering issue and the philosophical issue of a machine. It demonstrates the viability of the engineering project and presents the philosopher's specifications to the cognitive-scientist-cum-engineer as to what will count as a primitive android.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: The Engineer's Project 1. Interagency Attribution and Android Skepticism 2. Pure Versus Impure Models of Agency 3. Integrated System Programming 4. Defusing Android Skepticism Part 2: The Philosopher's Project 5. Rational Agency and Consciousness: Outlining the Argument 6. Does the 'Formal' Versus the 'Physical' Axis Matter? 7. Do We Need to Peek to Attribute Consciousness? 8. Degrees of Consciousness 9. Conclusion Part 3: The Mystic's Project 10. A Dialogue

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