CAP 2001 at Carnegie Mellon

A Brief History of CAP
Robert Cavalier, Carnegie Mellon

Herbert Simon Memorial
Jim Moor, Carnegie Mellon
Davin Lafon, Carnegie Mellon
Richard Scheines, Carnegie Mellon
Preston Covey, Carnegie Mellon


August 10, 2001

The Herbert A. Simon Lectures in Computing and Philosophy

Open Problems in the Philosophy of Information
Luciano Floridi, Oxford University
Introduced by Tony Beavers, University of Evansville

Session on the Philosophy of Information

Information, Misinformation, and Disinformation
Presentation: James Fetzer, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Response: Luciano Floridi, Oxford University

Panel on Computer Ethics

The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives
Chair: Robert Cavalier, Carnegie Mellon
Terry Bynum, Southern Connecticut State University
James H. Moor, Dartmouth College
Richard Spinello, Boston College
Herman Tavani, River College

Session on Computer Ethics

Methodology in Computer Ethics
Terry Bynum, Southern Connecticut State University

A Report on the Current Results of the Ethics Working Committee of the Association of Internet Researchers
Charles Ess, Drury University

Session on Artificial Intelligence and Epistemology

The Variety-of-Evidence Thesis and the Reliability of Instruments: A Bayesian-Network Approach
Stephen Hartmann, University of Pittsburgh
Luc Bovens, University of Colorado, Boulder

The Emergence of Communication: Some Models for Meaning
Patrick Grim, SUNY, Stony Brook
Trina Kokalis
Ali Tafti
Nick Kilb
Paul St. Denis

Graduate Student Session

Chair: Kari Coleman, University of British Columbia

Toward a Philosophy of Computing
John Bork, Bowling Green State University

Technological Solution to the Stone Paradox
Matthew Zane, Washington & Jefferson College

Session on CMC and Cross-Cultural Issues

Materiality Doesn´t Matter?
Barbara Becker, German National Research Center for Information Technology

Working Together on Philosophical Logic on the Web: A Experimental Model
Yuko Murakami, Chiba University, Japan

The First Annual CAP Award and Presentation

Formal Logic via Distance Learning at Kent State University
Michael Byron, Kent State University

The International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP)

Introducing the IACAP
Anthony Beavers, University of Evansville


August 11, 2001

The Herbert A. Simon Lectures in Computing and Philosophy

Web-based Courseware for Causal and Statistical Reasoning
Richard Scheines, Carnegie Mellon
Introduced by Peter Vanderschraaf, Carnegie Mellon

Session on Distance Education

Chair: Bill Uzgalis, Oregon State University

Course Management Software in General
Joel Smith, Carnegie Mellon

Delivering Your Philosophy Course Through WebCT
Dan O’Reilly, University College of the Cariboo

Delivering Your Philosophy Course Through Blackboard
Jon Dorbolo, Oregon State University

Session on Philosophy and Publishing

The Philosophy of Digital Libraries: Parsing the Issues, Making Tough Choices
Denise Troll, Carnegie Mellon

What’s the Best Way to Finance Your Electronic Publishing Project? Some Considerations for the Long-Term
George Leaman, Philosophy Documentation Center

Session on Electronic Resources

Chair: Ron Barnette, Valdosta State University

The Learning and Teaching Support Network: Philosophical and Religious Studies Subject Center
Nik Jewell, University of Leeds, England

Streaming Video for Ethics
Larry Hinman, University of San Diego

Development and Evaluation of an Interactive Website for Introductory Cognitive Science
Marvin Croy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Session on Logic Software

A Java Implementation of Peirce’s Alpha Graphs
Bram van Heuveln, SUNY, Oneonta
Dennis Higgins (SUNY, Oneonta

The Development of Computer Supported Instruction in Logic and Critical Thinking
Robert Redmon, Virginia Commonwealth University
Nelson Pole, Cleveland State University

Minding Your P’s and Q’s: Philosophical and Pedagogical Foundations for Barwise and Etchemendy’s Language, Proof, and Logic Software
Tom Burke, University of South Carolina


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