CAP 2002 at Carnegie Mellon

Awarding of the Barwise Prize to Patrick Suppes
Presentation: Robert Cavalier, Carnegie Mellon; Chair, APA Committee on Philosophy and Computers
Appreciation: Richard Scheines, Carnegie Mellon


August 9, 2002

The Herbert A. Simon Lecture in Computing and Philosophy

A Retrospective on Instructional Computing
Patrick Suppes, Stanford University
Introduced by Ron Barnette, Valdosta State University, University System of Georgia; 2002 Program Chair

Web-Based Environments for Causal Reasoning and the Issue of Abortion on America

Assessing the Causal Reasoning Project
Richard Scheines, Carnegie Mellon
Dan Steel, University of Pittsburgh
Bruce Glymour, Kansas State University
Ben Rogers, Wichita State
Jay Odenbaugh, USCD
Aaron Schiller, UCSD
Randall Morris, William Jewell College

Porting the Issue of Abortion in America to the World Wide Web
Robert Cavalier, Liz Style, & Michael Kelleher, Carnegie Mellon

Information and Knowledge
Luciano Floridi, Wolfson College, Oxford University

Logic via Distance Learning: Round 1 at Kent State
Michael Byron, Instructor, Kent Campus
Heather Larisch, Student, Kent Campus
Liz Lundberg, Student, East Liverpool Campus
Pat Lyons, Student, Tuscarawas Campus
Bethany Palmer, Student, Salem Campus

Augmented Intelligence and Visual Language

Augmented Intelligence as Social Transformation
Jon Dorbolo, Oregon State University

Interfacing Philosophy with Visual Language
Jeff Yoshimi, UC San Diego

Session on Foundations of Computer Science

Computing Mechanisms
Gualtiero Piccinini, University of Pittsburgh
Luc Bovens, University of Colorado, Boulder

What Algorithms Could Not Be
Walter Dean, Rutgers University

Graduate Student Session

Chair: Amy E. White, Bowling Green State University

Responsibility and Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Practice
David Meieran, Carnegie Mellon

Hidden Legacy: Metaphysics of Computing
Keith Douglas, Carnegie Mellon

Teaching and Learning, Computing and Philosophy

CAP Award and Presentation: Meditations on Cartesian Computing
Bill Uzgalis, Oregon State University

Manifest Wisdom: Introducing Philosophy with Digital Media
Ken Knisely, Milk Bottle Productions, Inc.


August 10, 2002

Computer Mediated Communications

A Report/Overview of CATaC (Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication) ’02 Conference
Charles Ess, Drury University

Computer-Mediated Communication and the Hermeneutic Gap
Emma Rooksby, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Australian National University, Canberra

Using Computers to Teach Logic

Computer-Assisted Critical Thinking
Kevin Possin, Winona State University

Recent Developments in LOGICWORKS
Rob Brady, Stetson University

Agent Based Real-Time Pedagogy for Proof Construction
Selmer Bringsjord & Paul Bello, Rennsalear Polytechnic University

Agencies: A New Approach to the Philosophy of AI
Viola Schiaffonati, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano

Is There An Information Ethics?
Chair: Ken Herold, Burke Library, Hamilton College
Martha M. Smith, International Center for Information Ethics
Bernd Frohmann, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, The University of Western Ontario

Electronic Resources

An Electronically Enhanced Philosophy Learning Environment
Susan Stuart, University of Glasgow

XML-based Markup for the Presentation and Analysis of Ethical Dilemmas
Dag Elgesem, University of Bergen, Norway

Deliberative Democracy: Application and Online Tools
Beth Noveck, New York Law School
Introduced by Richard Volkman, Southern Connecticut State University

Computer Ethics

Ethics and Software Development Impact Statements: Using “SoDIS” Software To Teach Computer Ethics
Donald Gotterbarn, Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute, East Tennessee State University

Does a Computer Know What is Right or Wrong?
Bernd Carsten Stahl, University of Dublin


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