Philosophy and computer science

Timothy R. Colburn

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Colburn (computer science, U. of Minnesota-Duluth) has a doctorate in philosophy and an advanced degree in computer science; he's worked as a philosophy professor, a computer programmer, and a research scientist in artificial intelligence. Here he discusses the philosophical foundations of artificial intelligence; the new encounter of science and philosophy (logic, models of the mind and of reasoning, epistemology); and the philosophy of computer science (touching on math, abstraction, software, and ontology).

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages231
ISBN (Electronic)9781317462835
ISBN (Print)9781138710764
StatePublished - May 20 2015


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