This volume of original essays by leading experts describes cutting-edge work in artificial intelligence. Written for non-specialists, it covers the discipline's foundations, major theories, and principal research areas, plus related topics such as artificial life. It is ideal for anyone wanting an accessible and authoritative introduction to this exciting field.
About the Author
Keith Frankish is Visiting Senior Research Fellow at The Open University UK and Adjunct Professor with the Brain and Mind Program in Neurosciences at the University of Crete. He is the author of Mind and Supermind (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and Consciousness (2005). He is co-editor of In Two Minds: Dual Processes and Beyond (with Jonathan St B. T. Evans, 2009), New Waves in Philosophy of Action (with Jesús H. Aguilar and Andrei A. Buckareff, 2010) and The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science (with William Ramsey, Cambridge University Press, 2012).
William M. Ramsey is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the author of Representation Reconsidered (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and co-editor of Philosophy and Connectionist Theory (with David Rumelhart and Stephen Stich, 1991), Rethinking Intuition (with Michael DePaul, 1998) and The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science (with Keith Frankish, Cambridge University Press, 2012).