(With apologies to john c halasz, who could not have anticipated in his comment responding to my comment, under my most recent post collecting comments, that I would decide to make a couple of posts out of my reply. I…
Without examining alternative views of the technical questions, which I believe will all eventually resolve to problems of the will, or to philosophical problems, or as Hegel put it rather pictorially, to fallacies of the brain as bone, we can note that the presumption of an artificially super-intelligent (an)nihilism, or of produced objective yet absolutely negative being, is nothing other than the projection of the scientist’s own self-nullity, or the inability of reason, as Hume patiently explained to us, if ever to be ignored by the most of us, to discover a reason for its own existence.
Posted in Anismism
Tagged with: AI
Says Vikram Bath: Moral rights exist to give the intellectual proletariat a way to participate in debates. Thought through carefully, the above statement, which is I think intended to deflate, provides a basis for understanding what we (cannot help but)…
Posted in Philosophy
Tagged with: Peirce