HIVA02017U Computers, Artificial Intelligence, and Philosophy of Mind, Cph, Elective modul
The objective of the module is to provide the student with
knowledge and understanding of:
- A specific subject within library and information science.
- Relevant theories and methods related to the module's theme.
- Identifying and outlining academic issues within library and information science and make these the object of independent analysis.
- Reflecting critically on theoretical and methodological choices in relation to an academic issue.
- Expanding on and putting a chosen subject field within library and information science into perspective.
- Applying relevant theories and methods to a subject within library and information science.
- Communicating a scientifically studied issue.
Examples of literature that will be used in the course:
Copeland, Jack (1993). Artificial Intelligence: A philosophical introduction. Blackwell. Paperback.
Copeland, Jack (2004). The Essential Turing. Oxford University Press. Paperback.
Floridi, Luciano (2003). Guide to the Philosophy of Computing and Information. Blackwell. Paperback.
Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Cognitive Science. (2012). E. Margolis, R. Samuels and Stich S.P. (eds). Oxford University Press.
- Class Instruction
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignmentWritten paper with subject chosen by the student
Exam language: English
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
- Exam period
- Winter 2014/2015
- Examination form as an ordinary exam, February 2015