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Lonergan On The Catholic University, Richard Liddy Oct 1989

Lonergan On The Catholic University, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


Lonergan On The Catholic University, Richard M. Liddy Sep 1989

Lonergan On The Catholic University, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


The Thinking Machine: A Philosophical Study Of Thought, Sentience And Intelligence In Computers, Christopher Perez Apr 1989

The Thinking Machine: A Philosophical Study Of Thought, Sentience And Intelligence In Computers, Christopher Perez

Philosophy Undergraduate Theses

Artificial intelligence, or AI as it is known in the trade journals, is as much a buzzword and a marketing term as it is the title and description of an area of research in computer science or epistemology. To sell a software product, or to sell a programming journal, put the phrase "Artificial Intelligence" on the cover or the wrapper. Editorials abound promising the "common man" the cornucopia of benefits or the Pandora’s Box of troubles that AI will bring to their lives. Science fiction, on paper and on film, has depicted intelligent computers as both benevolent and malevolent ...


To Philosophize Is To Learn To Die, Gary Shapiro Jan 1989

To Philosophize Is To Learn To Die, Gary Shapiro

Philosophy Faculty Publications

As the quintessential man of letters, Roland Barthes had the genial gift of being able to sympathize with an endless variety of discourses, texts, myths, and semiotic systems. The profusion of apparent subjects-Japan, Brecht, Balzac, photography, "mythologies," classical writing, the theater-is perhaps calculated to provoke the purist who insists on the values of thoroughness and well-grounded inquiry. At the same time, one would have to be obtuse to fail to recognize the critical projects that animate the many books, essays, and studies; these are explorations that put into question the often closed and crabbed commitment of the scholar or critic ...


Second-Order Reasons, Uncertainty And Legal Theory, Stephen R. Perry Jan 1989

Second-Order Reasons, Uncertainty And Legal Theory, Stephen R. Perry

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Mimesis And Intellectual Conversion Towards And Eschatological Imagination, Peter Bisson Jan 1989

Mimesis And Intellectual Conversion Towards And Eschatological Imagination, Peter Bisson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.