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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Contribution type:
Textbeitrag / Aufsatz 
Author(s):
Greif, Hajo 
Title:
'The Action of the Brain'. Machine Models and Adaptive Functions in Turing and Ashby 
Pages contribution:
24-35 
Abstract:
Given the personal acquaintance between Alan M. Turing and W. Ross Ashby and the partial proximity of their research fields, a comparative view of Turing’s and Ashby’s works on modelling “the action of the brain” (in a 1946 letter from Turing to Ashby) will help to shed light on the seemingly strict symbolic/embodied dichotomy: while it is a straightforward matter to demonstrate Turing’s and Ashby’s respective commitments to formal, computational and material, analogue methods of modelling, ther...    »
 
Keywords:
Artificial Intelligence; Cybernetics; Models; Embodiment; Darwinian evolution; Morphogenesis; Functionalism 
Dewey Decimal Classification:
100 Philosophie 
Editor:
Müller, Vincent C. 
Book / Congress title:
Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence 2017 
Congress (additional information):
Leeds, United Kingdom 
Date of congress:
November 2017 
Publisher:
Springer 
Publisher address:
Cham 
Date of publication:
29.08.2018 
Year:
2018 
Pages:
12 
Print-ISBN:
978-3-319-96447-8 
E-ISBN:
978-3-319-96448-5 
Bookseries title:
Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics (SAPERE) 
Bookseries volume:
44 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Publication format:
Print 
TUM Institution:
Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) 
Format:
Text