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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Final Project-Lego Robot-Philosophy Paper-Psychology Experiment-Intelligent Software-Design your own project, must get approval Reading Thurs Dennett 5 + 6 Monday Leiber 2 + 3 Chapter 2 Dennett Intentional Systems Approach-Focused on the neural system-Intentionality comes from complicated systems-Stances- ways of explaining behavior/actions of objects or creatures + predict it-can take these regardless of if they're literally true (1) Physical Stance- discuss in terms of physical properties (2) Design Stance- view it as it is, or could be, designed-Assumptions: underlying physics will work, our understanding of the design (3) Intentional Stance- deliberate anthropomorphizing -treat the identity or object as if it were an agent and there by explain it's moves-Assumptions: the intentional states are adequate to predict action-Risk: you could misunderstand the issue at the design or physical level Alarm clock Phys. Stance- potential energy, gears Design Stance- push buttons, set the time, set alarm time, noise will occur...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course IHSS IHSS 1051 taught by Professor Vanorman during the Spring '08 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- Spring '08