CAP 2000 at Carnegie Mellon University

Noesis: From Search Engine/Index to Information Network 
Tony Beavers, University of Evansville

Memoriam for Jon Barwise (1942 – 2000)


August 11, 2000

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Heuristic Methods to Achieve ‘Natural Proofs’ in a Computer Tutor for Logic
Nobel Laureate Herb Simon with Hyunchul Kim

Carnegie Mellon
Introduced by Jim Moor, Dartmouth College

Lattice Models of the Nash and Ultimatum Game
Jason Alexander, University of California, Irvine

Panel Discussion: The Current State and the Future of Computer Ethics
Chair: Terry Bynum, Southern Connecticut State University
Deborah Johnson, Georgia Institute of Technology
James H. Moor, Dartmouth College
Herman Tavani, Rivier College
John Weckert, Charles Sturt University, Australia

TEACHING SESSIONS

Chair: Larry Hinman, San Diego

Using Lego Robots to Teach Philosophy
John Sullins & Jonathan Ward, Binghamton University

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Caroline Joan (“Kay”) Picart (with Michael Sadore), Philosophy, St. Lawrence University

GRADUATE SESSIONS

Chair: Andrew Thompson, CMU

Is Knowledge Merely Road Kill On The Information Superhighway: A Platonic View
Amy E. White, Bowling Green University

Epistemology and The Internet: The Role of Critical Reasoning in Appraising the Testimonies of Electronic Citizens
Melissa Bergeron & David Anderson, University of Miami

AI SESSIONS

Chair: Selmer Bringsjord, RPI

Computational Creativity Does Not Require Free Will
Kelsey Rinella, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Baysesian Networks in Epistemology and Philosophy
Stephan Hartmann, University of Konstanz, Germany
Luc Bovens, Colorado University at Boulder

Mathematical Models of Algorithms and Boundaries for Artificial Intelligence Mark Burgin, UCLA

PANEL ON COMPUTING, PHILOSOPHY AND WORLD CULTURES

Chair: Charles Ess

Global Network, Local Culture, and Acceptance or Rejection of Ideas
Soraj Hongladarom, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Linux: Its Philosophical Significance
Herbert Hrachovec, University of Vienna

Electronic Communication and the Paradox of Individuality
Dr. Hans-Georg Möller, Universität Bonn Sinologisches Seminar

Panel on Electronic Resources
Chair: Tony Beavers
Michael Goodman, Humboldt State University; Editor, Essays in Philosophy
Ed Zalta, Stanford University; Editor, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Johan Wilhelm Kluwer, University of Oslo; Editor, The Nordic Journal of Philosophical Logic

PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB

Chair: Larry Hinman

Can Computer Technology Enhance Privacy?
Robert McArthur, Colby College

The Moral Value of Informational Privacy in Cyberspace
Diane Michelfelder, Utah State University

Web Accessibility: Why You Should Care, What You Should Do
Brian J. Rosmaita, SUNY Cortland


August 12, 2000

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Some Thoughts on Electronic Publishing
Dana Scott

Carnegie Mellon
Introduced by Robert Cavalier, Carnegie Mellon

Medium, Method, and Message: Why We Can Measure the Pedagogic Effectiveness of Instructional Technology
Saul Fisher, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

PANEL DISCUSSION: “The Impact of Distance Learning on the Profession”

Chair: Ron Barnette, Valdosta State University

Why Distance Learning Will Put (at Least Logic) Teachers Out of Work
Selmer Bringsjord, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

An Asynchronous Renaissance for Teaching Philosophy
Jon Dorbolo, Oregon State University

“Send Food, Money, and Wisdom!”: Cooperative Education, Distance Education, and Philosophy Pedagogy
Andrew Carpenter, Antioch College

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Trust in Cyberspace
John Weckert

Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University
Introduced by Terry Bynum

ETHICS OF A.I. AND VIRTUAL REALITY

Chair: Mark Burgin

Cognitive Models and (Artificial) Responsibility for Computer Error
Kari Gwen Coleman, University of British Columbia

The Moral Accountability of Artificial Intelligence
Danny L. Franke, Alderson-Broaddus College

A Further Analysis of the Ethics of Representation in Virtual Reality
Paul J. Ford, Vanderbilt University

SOFTWARE LOGIC

Chair: Marvin Croy

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Joe Hanna, Michigan State University

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Alex Klijn, University of Ghent, Belgium

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

Chair: Tony Beavers

Work-Flow Concepts for a Dynamic Reference Work: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Ed Zalta, Stanford University

Redefining the Limits of Space and Time on the Web
Jean-Nicolas De Surmont, France

Session with the APA Committee on Philosophy and Computers


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