Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

Human Thinking as Cooperation

Human cognition and thinking are much more complex than the cognition and thinking of other primates. Human social interaction and organization are much more complex than the social interaction and organization of other primates as well. It is highly unlikely, … Continue reading

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From Complexity to Creativity: Explorations in Evolutionary, Autopoietic, and Cognitive Dynamics

Cybernetic pioneer Warren McCullough asked: “What is a man, that he may know a number; and what is a number, that a man may know it?” Thinking along much the same lines, my question here is: “What is a creative … Continue reading

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Collective Agency and Cooperation in Natural and Artificial Systems

This book brings together philosophical approaches to cooperation and collective agency with research into human-machine interaction and cooperation from engineering, robotics, computer science and AI. Bringing these so far largely unrelated fields of study together leads to a better understanding … Continue reading

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