society of mind by Marvin Minsky

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Published by Heinemann in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cognition.,
  • Intellect.,
  • Human information processing.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.

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StatementMarvin Minsky.
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LC ClassificationsBF311
The Physical Object
Pagination339p. :
Number of Pages339
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Open LibraryOL17138187M
ISBN 100434467588

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For some artificial intelligence researchers, Minsky's book is too far removed from hard science to be useful. For others, the high-level approach of The Society of Mind makes it a gold mine of ideas waiting to be implemented.

The author, one of the undisputed fathers of the discipline of AI, sets out to provide an abstract model of how the human mind really by: First of all, "The Society of Mind" probably deserves 5 stars and the reader 1 star because, frankly, I, the reader, failed the book.

In in its own inimitable way, it, alas, broke my brain (or, in the language of the book itself, mangled my mind).4/5.

The Society of the Mind was an attempt to dive into the effect of technology on humanity. It is a very broad philosophical view of humanity, technology, sociology (and a whole bunch of other -ologies), the future, the past and everything else.

I usually enjoy deeper reads and was not put off by complexities of the subject matter or his attempt /5(24). But Society of the Mind really stuck with me.

I looked up the author and his email address was on his publisher's profile (early days of the internet). I emailed the author (assuming it I either read this book when I was in high school or my freshman year of college/5.

The Society of Mind attempts to explain how the mind works. The author considers the mind to be a society of small mental machines that do simple things by themselves but combine to perform amazingly complex tasks like the walking and talking that we take for granted.

As this book was written in the 's I am sure that it is somewhat out of date.5/5(5). For some artificial intelligence researchers, Minsky's book is too far removed from hard science to be useful.

For others, the high-level approach of The Society of Mind makes it a gold mine of ideas waiting to be implemented. The author, one of the undisputed fathers of the discipline of AI, sets out to provide an abstract model of how the human mind really works/5(46). Minsky brilliantly portrays the mind as a "society" of tiny components that are themselves mindless.

Mirroring his theory, Minsky boldly casts The Society of Mind as an intellectual puzzle whose pieces are assembled along the way. Each chapter -- on a self-contained page -- /5(4). This book tries to explain how minds work. How can intelligence emerge from nonintelligence. To answer that, we'll show that you can build a mind from many little parts, each mindless by itself.

I'll call "Society of Mind" this scheme in which each mind is made of many smaller processes. These we'll call ed on: Ma The great Russian psychologist L. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology.

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Lev S. Vygotsky was a valuable contributor to the developmental psychology and one of Russia's most influential psychologists. However, ironically, his theory could not be well understood or completely accepted in the western countries.

This ingenious book-"Mind in Society" that pieced together a unique selection of Vygotsky's essential essays that were unavailable in English, was edited by a. The result is that one finds that Minsky has extremely interesting, sometimes controversial things to say about how the human mind may be organized to do a lot of specific and non-trivial tasks, but less about how it all hangs together over a day, a year, a lifetime; about who is the ultimate arbitrator and decision maker in the ""society."".

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