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Philosophy and Computer Science

1st Edition

By Timothy Colburn

Routledge

224 pages

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Colburn (computer science, U. of Minnesota-Duluth) has a doctorate in philosophy and an advanced degree in computer science; he's worked as a philosophy professor, a computer programmer, and a research scientist in artificial intelligence. Here he discusses the philosophical foundations of artificial intelligence; the new encounter of science and philosophy (logic, models of the mind and of reasoning, epistemology); and the philosophy of computer science (touching on math, abstraction, software, and ontology).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies