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The (im)possibility of filming Ibsen
This article begins by taking the paucity of good filmed versions of Ibsen as an empirical fact or a given, as it were. It then introduces the Shakespeare premise, which it proceeds to adopt as
Imagination machines, Dartmouth-based Turing tests, & a potted history of responses
A brief and non-exhaustive survey of some plausible responses to the design of imagination machines and the related prospects for the understanding of the imagination.
Care, Narrativity, and the Nature of Disponibilité
This paper attempts to make more explicit the relationship between narrativity and feminist care ethics. The central concern is the way in which narrativity carries the semantic load that some
Criterial problems in creative cognition research
Abstract In creative cognition research, the Romantic view about creative cognition is traditionally rejected in favor of the modern view. The modern view about creative cognition maintains that
A Tale of Two Deficits: Causality and Care in Medical AI
  • Melvin Chen
  • Philosophy
    Philosophy & Technology
  • 1 June 2020
In this paper, two central questions will be addressed: ought we to implement medical AI technology in the medical domain? If yes, how ought we to implement this technology? I will critically engage
Trust and Trust-Engineering in Artificial Intelligence Research: Theory and Praxis
  • Melvin Chen
  • Business, Philosophy
    Philosophy & Technology
  • 5 August 2021
This paper identifies two problems of trust in an AI-relevant context: a theoretical problem and a practical one, and suggests how trust-engineering, a position that is intermediate between the modified pure rational-choice account and an account that gives rise to trustworthy AI, might allow us to address the practical problem of trust.
Apologia pro Vita‐Fabula Sua: Defending Narrativity and How We Make Sense of Our Lives
This paper attempts to provide a defence for a narrative theory of the self in the face of criticisms from the anti-narrative camp. It begins by addressing certain uncontroversial premises that both
Correction to: A Tale of Two Deficits: Causality and Care in Medical AI
  • Melvin Chen
  • Medicine
    Philosophy & Technology
  • 1 December 2019
The original version of this article unfortunately contains an unconverted data in footnotes 5, 9 and 13.