KINDS OF INTELLIGENCE READING GROUP (Lent 2020)
Conveners: Ali Boyle (primary) & Henry Shevlin (support)
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: Comparative Cognition
Guest: Konstantinos Voudouris. “Inside Insight: Against a Thorpean Dogma.” Supplementary reading: Anthropomorphomania and the Rise of the Animal Mind: A Conversation. Barker & Povinelli (2019). Journal of Folklore Research
Guest: Benjamin Farrar. The illusion of science in comparative cognition. Farrar & Ostojic (2019). Psyarxiv.
Note change of location: CFI Downstairs Boardroom**
Understanding the replication crisis as a base rate fallacy. Bird (forthcoming). British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
PART 2: Artificial Intelligence
On the measure of intelligence. Chollet (2019). Arxiv.
The rhetoric and reality of anthropomorphism in artificial intelligence. Watson. (2019). Minds & Machines.
Deep learning: a philosophical introduction. Buckner (2019). Philosophy Compass.
Guest: John Zerilli. Algorithmic decision-making and the control problem. Zerilli et al. (2019). Minds & Machines.
Guest: Catherine Stinson. From implausible artificial neurons to idealised cognitive models: Rebooting philosophy of artificial intelligence. Stinson (2019) Philosophy of Science.
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