Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds

June 2, 2014
Author:
Russell Blackford, Damien Broderick
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell (8/18/2014)

Intelligence Unbound explores the prospects, promises, and potential dangers of machine intelligence and uploaded minds in a collection of state-of-the-art essays from internationally recognized philosophers, AI researchers, science fiction authors, and theorists.

  • Compelling and intellectually sophisticated exploration of the latest thinking on Artificial Intelligence and machine minds
  • Features contributions from an international cast of philosophers, Artificial Intelligence researchers, science fiction authors, and more
  • Offers current, diverse perspectives on machine intelligence and uploaded minds, emerging topics of tremendous interest
  • Illuminates the nature and ethics of tomorrow’s machine minds—and of the convergence of humans and machines—to consider the pros and cons of a variety of intriguing possibilities
  • Considers classic philosophical puzzles as well as the latest topics debated by scholars
  • Covers a wide range of viewpoints and arguments regarding the prospects of uploading and machine intelligence, including proponents and skeptics, pros and cons