Kinds of Intelligence Reading Group (2019)

Convener: Henry Shevlin

What? A reading group focused on comparative and theoretical issues in the philosophy of psychology and cognitive science, with particular focus on the puzzles, insights, and challenges presented by non-human intelligence.

When? Thursdays, 11am-12:30pm

Where? Upstairs Boardroom, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence
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PART 1: Methodology and Theory

Thursday October 3rd

Miracchi (2019), A competence framework for artificial intelligence research

Thursday October 10th

Brown (2019), Infer with care: A critique of the argument from animals

Thursday October 17th

Figdor (2017), On the proper domain of psychological predicates

Thursday October 24th

Guest: Ali Boyle. the Impure Phenomenology of Episodic Memory

PART 2: Scientific Frontiers

Thursday October 31st

Marino and Merskin (2019) Intelligence, complexity, and individuality in sheep.

Thursday November 7th

UPDATED: Freeman, Metz, & Ha (2019) Learning to Predict Without Looking Ahead: World Models Without Forward Prediction
Ha & Schmidhuber (2018) World Models

Thursday November 14th

Gagliano (2017) The Mind of Plants: Thinking the Unthinkable

Thursday November 21st

Guest: Dan Williams. Socially Adaptive Belief.

PART 3: Ethics, Intelligence, and AI

Thursday November 28th

Haas & Klein (draft), Modeling moral problems

Thursday December 5th

Monsó, Benz-Schwarzburg, & Bremhorst (2018), Animal Morality: What It Means and Why It Matters

Thursday December 12th

Tomasik (2014), Ethical Issues in Artificial Reinforcement Learning


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