The Structure of the Space of Possible Minds


Clearly there is not just one sort of mind. Besides obvious individual differences between adults there are differences between adults, children of various ages and infants. There are cross-cultural differences. There are also differences between humans, chimpanzees, dogs, mice and other animals. And there are differences between all those and machines. Machines too are not all alike, even when made on the same production line, for identical computers can have very different characteristics if fed different programs. Besides all these existing animals and artefacts, we can also talk about theoretically possible systems.

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@inproceedings{Sloman2006TheSO, title={The Structure of the Space of Possible Minds}, author={Aaron Sloman}, year={2006} }