Tag: computation

19 Is the universe isomorphic to a universal turing machine? 2011-07-30T23:17:11.447

17 What are the philosophical consequences of the undecidability of the spectral gap in quantum theory? 2015-12-11T16:14:12.480

16 What are some good books about computational ethics? 2012-03-08T02:22:59.467

16 Testing Free Will 2020-12-26T16:17:46.563

15 How can the physical world be an abstract mathematical structure a la Tegmark? 2016-02-19T19:31:54.697

14 How does Penrose defeat the computational theory of mind? 2016-12-30T17:56:35.440

12 What is the best scientific argumentation against the Dust Theory? 2011-08-05T00:34:22.790

12 What are computable numbers, and what is their philosophical significance? 2016-04-21T22:12:26.240

10 Computational counter-argument for solipsism 2014-01-23T10:59:25.117

9 Why can't an algorithm understand incompleteness? 2014-03-31T02:31:04.573

9 Can computers be programmed to be 'creative'? 2014-05-10T04:44:06.527

9 Do machine learning algorithms have knowledge (if not justified true beliefs)? 2015-09-23T13:52:29.233

8 In what way is the lambda calculus stronger than first-order logic? 2013-08-12T03:48:19.210

8 Logic and Computation: a philosophical viewpoint on Curry-Howard isomorphism 2017-05-08T11:03:49.517

7 What role does "counting histories" play in Deutsch's critique of the "simulation argument"? 2012-01-26T20:58:49.237

6 Does Searle's Chinese Room model computers correctly? 2012-12-04T15:47:41.260

6 Succinct argument for the fundamental role of binary digits as information units 2013-03-13T00:57:19.733

6 Is the human mind equivalent in computational capacity to a Turing machine? 2013-06-05T21:28:04.583

6 Book Recommendation for Computational Theory of Mind 2018-08-21T17:03:53.620

6 Are uncomputable numbers/things a problem for Wheeler's "it from bit"? 2018-12-02T01:22:32.467

5 How to understand numbers that become really large? 2012-07-02T07:14:56.840

5 Is thinking algorithmic? 2014-02-13T12:26:01.617

5 Why doesn't the Chinese room learn Chinese? 2018-01-19T21:03:01.080

5 What are some views on the ability to transfer consciousness into a machine? 2019-08-19T15:46:20.573

4 To be or not be—what would a conscious computer decide? 2012-04-20T06:18:00.557

4 Would a conscious computer naturally hold a solipsistic philosophy? 2012-04-24T23:58:57.550

4 What are the philosophical implications of the fact that Rule 110 is universal? 2013-06-03T22:46:52.907

4 What is the connection between temporal and epistemic knowledge? 2015-06-21T00:14:45.950

4 The mathematical language of the brain 2018-03-15T19:56:38.550

4 Where is the knowledge that AI's "knowledge representations" represent? 2018-05-31T23:07:13.403

4 Similar to Douglas Adam's HGTTG, Is there any philosophy that views human society as a computation? 2018-12-17T20:18:26.480

4 Who first studied "logical (ir)reversibility"? 2019-07-05T04:38:53.077

3 What are the essential differences between Quantum & Classical Turing Machines? 2013-07-13T07:55:24.803

3 Not Turing reducible = non-physical? 2014-05-02T00:05:41.063

3 Input/output in 'mathematical' programming languages 2015-01-16T20:44:01.410

3 What did John Searle mean by these self-contradictory statements? 2015-05-13T11:34:27.533

3 In a Computational Theory of Mind, how do we identify what is being computed? 2015-09-12T20:00:18.873

3 Quantum Mechanics has formally undecidable problems. What is the philosophical significance of this? 2015-12-28T01:08:45.337

3 Does running a program about quantum mechanics on a quantum computer count as an experiment or a simulation? 2016-03-27T20:46:29.887

3 Entanglement and the computability of nature 2016-04-23T13:49:05.053

3 What do dual-intuitionistic and minimal logic model? 2016-08-20T10:35:17.887

3 Does the simulation hypothesis confuse discovering with inventing? 2016-10-06T22:40:04.847

3 Dichotomy problem: limits of binary systems 2017-12-01T14:15:28.277

3 Is 't Hooft cellular automaton compatible with Floridi's Informational (Structural) Realism? 2018-08-20T18:08:23.037

3 Can Schmidhuber's hypothesis reproduce all types of universes? And Wheeler's it from bit? Or Weizsäcker's ur-theory? 2018-11-18T15:36:23.523

3 Is there a form of set theory involving imperatives and interrogatives? 2019-11-15T15:15:14.517

3 Human Mind vs Computer 2020-02-17T12:48:01.210

2 Problem of induction without i.i.d 2012-03-03T15:59:55.403

2 Is reincarnation possible for a concious computer? 2012-09-28T02:40:28.747

2 If the universe is a turing machine, must it be one without an oracle? 2013-07-13T08:16:13.297

2 Determinism and P=NP 2014-01-03T23:15:41.207

2 Is autonomy or deduction the more primary component of intelligence? 2014-12-14T20:26:27.067

2 Patterns and Computation 2015-05-12T21:55:54.007

2 Do limitations on computability and computational resources have any consequences for epistemology? 2015-12-03T22:03:20.847

2 Do qualia have an evolutionary purpose? (assuming they exist) 2016-05-01T18:21:31.500

2 Do supporters of "machine creativity" necessarily support "natural creativity"? 2016-10-01T13:29:20.760

2 Scientificity of the Church-Turing's thesis 2016-10-04T21:13:00.633

2 Ancestor Simulations Theory contradicts Chaos Theory, Quantum Mechanics and Irreducibility? 2017-02-04T16:31:30.440

2 Is quantum indeterminacy inextricable from observation? 2017-06-17T22:31:28.357

2 Is computationalism really a theory, or is it more like a doctrine or creed? 2017-12-16T06:35:39.803

2 What are the philosophical points that make bear out in the ZFC vs ZF debate? 2018-01-30T09:25:31.190

2 Can computers do things Turing machines can't? 2018-02-05T22:22:34.430

2 Where to find the “tightened up” definitions of computing mentioned by Searle? 2018-05-07T08:12:30.770

2 A universal game 2018-12-30T11:49:16.280

2 Inconsistency in Tegmark's Mathematical Universe Hypothesis? 2019-06-19T01:48:00.187

2 Computers, Artificial Intelligence, and Epistemology 2019-12-07T06:33:55.760

2 Paradoxes regarding Identity of consciousness, illusion of present time 2020-10-01T13:05:00.520

2 Philosophical meaning of the Curry Howard Correspondence 2020-10-02T19:16:24.000

2 Can we define the notion of an "omnipotent God" in terms of computational power? 2020-11-07T17:17:25.173

2 What are the different kinds of computation that exist? 2021-01-01T07:33:25.600

2 Is software a real thing 2021-02-24T07:04:04.490

1 How does Lowenheim-Skolem theorem prove the relativity of mathematical models? 2013-08-04T07:32:16.990

1 Infinity time divisibility: Can we observe it and would it disprove ideas of the universe being a simulation? 2014-12-28T00:35:45.593

1 Might additional spacial dimensions provide higher processing efficiency in computing? 2014-12-28T03:24:44.443

1 Given proofs of A → B and A, when do we get a proof of B? 2016-09-04T11:23:47.603

1 What is understanding (of natural language texts) and how can we test or measure it? 2017-03-11T11:40:22.447

1 Rethinking arithmetic operations after J.L. Austin's performativity? 2017-05-03T21:47:35.197

1 Does Bitcoin disprove solipsism? 2017-11-17T19:19:03.837

1 Does adding structure make the Chinese room semantic? 2017-12-26T04:49:11.330

1 Free will: is reality a record, a game or unpredictable? 2018-07-15T21:28:17.220

1 What does philosophy say about the normativity of simulated thought within the analytical tradition? 2019-01-14T21:03:34.113

1 Does Gregory Chaitin propose a computable or an uncomputable ontology? 2019-06-14T10:19:00.190

1 Are Max Tegmark's Mathematical Universe Hypothesis and Seth Lloyd's Cosmological Model compatible? 2019-07-12T13:20:26.720

1 Is there a system where it is impossible to tell the fundamental type of probability? 2019-09-22T19:38:30.230

1 In what contexts or disciplines does "One may assume X" imply "One may ignore the possibility of any statement contrary to X being true"? 2020-01-23T18:20:51.017

1 Symbolic Processes & Thinking 2020-05-13T20:01:48.583

1 Where does computations occur, in Mind or in Matter? 2020-06-15T09:04:02.543

0 What are the differences between mind model and other models? 2015-07-08T23:12:24.673

0 Random Computer Generated Number 2016-06-04T06:48:45.763

0 Does a computational model of introspection exist? 2016-08-31T11:01:13.547

0 Is ESP, in particular telepathy, not computable? 2018-01-02T22:21:48.953

0 Can hypercomputation compute the impossible? 2019-04-13T00:42:24.027

0 What is the relationship between computation and Gödel's incompleteness theorems? 2019-04-29T10:22:33.050

0 Is it there any specific and well known continous/analog alternative to Wheeler's discrete "It from Bit"? 2019-05-30T09:54:57.657

0 Where can I find arguments for animal rights? 2019-11-20T22:45:34.537

0 How do Probably Approximately Correct algorithms work, and is the PAC model an eludication of Piercean abduction 2020-03-26T18:30:41.717

0 Why is Turing claiming that a complete and computable axiomatization of arithmetic would imply the decidability of first-order logic? 2020-06-12T21:38:59.620

0 Consciousness in Simulation theory & AI, why do some believe that it is even possible? 2020-07-03T13:06:10.517

0 Computing Premises from Consequence 2020-09-02T12:51:54.020