PHIL 3423 Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 29.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Contemporary issues in philosophy and psychology such as the mind-machine analogy, the artificial intelligence model of the human mind, intentionality, representation, consciousness, concept formation, free will, behaviorism, mechanism. Discussion and evaluation of contemporary work in the field. This course is the same as Computer and Information Science 1410  and Psychology 3580 [57.2]. (Not open to students who have completed Computer and Information Science 32.1.)
Prerequisite: Core Studies 5 or 5.1 or Core Curriculum 1312 [3.12] or a course in computer and information science, and Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1] or one course in philosophy; or permission of the chairperson of the offering department.