@misc{cogprints420, title = {Artificial Intelligence and Philosophy}, author = {John McCarthy}, year = {1995}, url = {http://cogprints.org/420/}, abstract = {AI needs many ideas that have hitherto been studied only by philosophers. This is because a robot, if it is to have human level intelligence and ability to learn from its experience, needs a general world view in which to organize facts. It turns out that many philosophical problems take new forms when thought about in terms of how to design a robot. Some approaches to philosophy are helpful and others are not.} }