René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
The implication of design, while no doubt unintended, is so powerful it almost doesn’t need to be spelled out.
The Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence will focus on the profound concerns stirred by the mystery of minds.
Any genuine understanding of the impact AI will have (and is having) on humanity must begin with Girard.
Transhumanists and other anti-human exceptionalists have been arguing of late that artificial-intelligence machines are destined to become so sophisticated that they will become “self-aware.”