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Posts in category Temporal contiguity
Introduction The associative theory of perception being developed on this site implies a causal theory of representation, or sense-derived mental content. Causal theories of mental content have certain well-researched problems. If a causal theory is being implied, it would be good to address them. I’d like to try to do this using the analysis of […]
Historic failure at generalization Perhaps AI’s greatest failure in its 70-plus-year history has been its inability to realize human-like generalization in its machine of choice. The failure actually may be fundamental to AI’s main theory of mind, computationalism, and seems to be at the heart of theoretical dilemmas including the frame problem (McCarthy and Hayes, […]
I’ve just added some paragraphs to the start of the page on Weird Theory. Changed paragraphs are below. Weird Theory The (very) weird theory says that the relationship of temporal contiguity – one object following another in time as they pass a point or line or through a surface – explains two important problems of […]