Description
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
** available as of 06/30/2021
This seminar will consider artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) from the perspective of philosophy of science. Issues addressed by the course may vary from year to year, but they will require critical engagement with several of the following themes: • the role of AI/ML in the historical and philosophical foundations of cognitive science and robotics; • AI/ML as models of nervous system function, cognitive capacities, and psychological phenomena such as consciousness; • explainability or transparency of AI/ML systems; • ethical and other value issues relating arising in scientific and commercial applications of AI/ML; • the prospects for automating scientific discovery and scientific reasoning through AI/ML.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Component
Seminar - Required
Offering
Course
HPS 2354
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus