Dancing with Pixies?...

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A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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AISB Convention 2016

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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Philosophy in the Age of Euler: Science and Enlightenment, 7-8 July 2013, Gent, BELGIUM


The philosophy & Moral Sciences department at Ghent University is proud to 
host: Philosophy in the Age of Euler: Science and Enlightenment

Program:
July 7, 2013
13:00-14:30 Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory, Keynote): "Euler, an Enlightener? The Mathematician's 
Attitude Toward the Public Space" 
14:30-15:00 Coffee and tea 
15:00-16:15 Brian Hepburn (Aarhus): "Vis Viva, Conceptual Articulation, and Euler's Contribution 
to the Quiet Scientific Revolution" 
16:15-16:45 Coffee and tea 
16:45-18:00 Christian Leduc (Montral): "Euler and the Reflexive Origin of the Idea of Space" 
20:00 Dinner

July 8, 2013
09:45-10:15 Coffee and tea 
10:15-11:30 Paola Rumore (Turin): "Euler's Refutation of Materialism" 
11:30-13:15 Lunch 
13:15-14:30 Erdmann Grg (Bochum): "A Change of Priority: The Connection Between Absolute Space 
and the Law of Inertia from Newton to Euler" 
14:30-15:00 Coffee and tea 
15:00-16:30 Brandon Look (Kentucky, Keynote): "Euler's Metaphysics and Physics"

Location: Koningstraat 18, Ghent, at the Royal Academy for Dutch Language 
and Literature (KANTL)

Scientific Committee: Iulia Mihai & Eric Schliesser

All are welcome. Please rsvp by July 1, 2013 to Eric Schliesser: 


BOF Research Professor, Philosophy and Moral Sciences, Ghent University, 
Blandijnberg 2, Ghent, B-9000, Belgium. Phone: (31)-(0)6-15005958