Against Computational Hermeneutics

Harnad, Stevan (1990) Against Computational Hermeneutics. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Critique of Computationalism as merely projecting hermeneutics (i.e., meaning originating from the mind of an external interpreter) onto otherwise intrinsically meaningless symbols.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:computationalism, artificial intelligence, symbol manipulation, symbol grounding, subjective states, functionalism
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:1576
Deposited By: Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:18 Jun 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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