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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...nctions. The brain can be regarded as a Turing Machine and the dreams of Artificial Intelligence are likely come true. 6. The brain must be a lear... ...he deepest senses of the words. In other words: it must have been intelligent. So, intelligence (we will use it hitherto as a catchphrase for the g... ...at Searle is talking about – not its programmer, or some other, external source of intelligence. The computer is devoid of intelligence, the Englis... ... doubt that the physical affects the mental and the other way around. This is what disciplines like psychiatry are all about. The ability to contro... ...er more problematic and leads to serious and ominous failures. The problem of the gathering and processing of information - a logistical constrain... ...l Narcissist, the better positioned to criticize the phenomenon. Some "scientific" disciplines (e.g., the history of culture and History in general... ... (a variant of games) typify religious activities. Religion is among the few human disciplines which tackle death head on, sometimes as a centrepie... ... amount of new, unsolved, problems. It suggested new methodological procedures for gathering empirical evidence (research strategies). It was based... ...e conscious, some not). These mental processes are concerned with information: its gathering, its accumulation, classification, inter-relation, ass...

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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...he existence of a designer or a design. Complexity does not imply the existence of intelligence and sentient beings. On the contrary, complexity us... ... when not sentient, or intelligent. Must intuition and creativity be predicated on intelligence, consciousness, or sentience? Thus, ultimately, com... ...s is totally inapplicable philosophically and practically. There is a continuum of intelligence quotients (I.Q.s) and, yet, the gifted person is no... ...onscious or mental, some not). These processes are concerned with information: its gathering, its accumulation, classification, inter-relation, ass... ...l pathologies reminiscent of psychotic disorders. The exceptions are (arguably) the disciplines of medicine and biology. A phenomenology of ossified... ...nly the old discipline stands between its adherents and apocalypse. New, emerging disciplines, are presented as heretic, fringe lunacies, inconsis... ...deed, is the main presenting symptom, the distinguishing hallmark, of paralytic old disciplines. They deny reality. They are rendered mere belief-sy... ... amount of new, unsolved, problems. It suggested new methodological procedures for gathering empirical evidence (research strategies). It was based...

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Modelling of Rationality...and Beyond the Physics

By: Gh. C. Dinulescu

...ttributed to Socrates: < Man (the rational entity) is neither a body or a gathering together of soul and body; he is a mere soul>.- According to thi... ...e, that genetic engineering go as far as human cloning or that artificial intelligence become self-reproductive*. The scientific activity in the atom... ...y - is also confirmed by Kant in his famous advice: <Dare to use your own intelligence!>, and by his entire work that sets up criticism as a method ... ... and ″ontological″ as attributes of science and philosophy, respectively, disciplines between which there is an ″ontic difference″. The paradoxical ... ...that the process of setting out as sciences for the various philosophical disciplines is achieved as the latter are based on a logical criterial sys... ...hematics, physics, chemistry, medicine, astronomy, etc. were philosophical disciplines originally, some of them with a pronounced occult character. ... ... extremely restrained one, Socrates stated that: <Man is neither body nor gathering together of the soul and body (substance), he is nothing else th... ...ence validated by the divine judgement. Pg. artificial self-reproductive intelligence – non-biologic entitative extension, capable to logically rat...

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...nderful events and experiences;—his own form and features by their exalted intelligence shall be that variegated vest. I shall find in him the Forewor... ...cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activ... ...se. A man is a method, a pro- gressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him wherever he goes. He takes only his own out of th... ...re. We are always reasoning from the seen to the unseen. Hence the perfect intelligence that subsists be- tween wise men of remote ages. A man cannot ... ...nd so things of course, that in the infinite riches of the soul it is like gathering a few pebbles off the ground, or bottling a little air in a phial... ...on of existence, plants an eye wher- ever a new ray of light can fall, and gathering up into some man every property in the universe, establishes thou... ...ness and probity of men is in- creased by the culture of the mind in those disciplines to which we give the name of education. Unhappily too the doubt...

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...& Pantagruel there we may discover how he had developed a situation. While gathering his materials wherever he could find them, he was nevertheless pr... ...out to see what they were doing; and perceiving that they were cutting and gathering the grapes, whereon was grounded the foundation of all their next... ...es, who, without any order, or ensign, or trumpet, or drum, were busied in gathering the grapes of the vineyard. For the cor- nets, guidons, and ensig... ... and nothing of either. Then said Panurge: ‘Lord, if you be so virtuous of intelligence as you be natu- rally relieved to the body, you should have pi... ...ttempt to do so, it is here given verbatim: ‘Lard gestholb besua virtuisbe intelligence: ass yi body scalbisbe natural reloth cholb suld osme pety hav... ... consult together, and bethink ourselves by what means we may come to this intelligence. Whereunto they all said, Let us go thither and see, and stay ... ...h in the myster- ies, secrets, and curiosities of all sciences, faculties, disciplines, and arts whatsoever, whether liberal or mechanic,—that ap- pro... ...n unmeasurable profundity of knowledge in the most per- egrine and sublime disciplines, so frequently the admiration, and so rarely the concomitants o...

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The Golden Sayings of Epictetus

By: Anonymous

...o be found the real nature of the Good. What then is the real nature of God? Intelligence, Knowledge, Right Reason. Here then with- out more ado seek ... ...er, of gentle ways. You deny it. What, the man who lays hold of my neck, and disciplines loins and shoulders, does me good, while he that trains me ... ...things are full of peace, full of tranquillity; neither highway nor city nor gathering of men, neither neighbor nor comrade can do me hurt. Another su...

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...on congenital stupidity to our forerunners and by assuming superior native intelligence on our own part. But the ex- planation is that their modes of ... ...al spe- cialized ability in algebra, Latin, or botany, but not the kind of intelligence which directs ability to useful ends. Only by engaging in a jo... ...e into ways of action to which we are enslaved just in the degree in which intelligence is disconnected from them. Routine habits are unthinking habit... ...ly spoken of, is not to be found by substituting a doctrine of specialized disciplines, but by reforming the notion of mind and its training. Discover... ...ion of meaning. Set going under adequate condi- tions they are magnets for gathering and retaining an indefinitely wide scope of intellectual consider... ... of values, and that the curricu- lum should, therefore, be constituted by gathering to- gether various studies till a sufficient variety of indepen- ... ..., but at cross-fertilizing both the natural sciences and the various human disciplines such as his- tory, literature, economics, and politics. Pedagog...

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