OF INTELLIGENCE READING GROUP (Michaelmas 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
Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/n8FxYoTACXsG2KkP6
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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