Thoughts on newel&Simon.
Order DescriptionThe assigned readings from Newell & Simon and from Brooks give their views advocating symbolic and computational AI methods, respectively. Searle and Dreyfus & Dreyfus, in contrast, critique both approaches on philosophical grounds.
Write an essay on how those early authors’ ideas have fared in recent years. Include both sides of the debate. Have their ideas been vindicated or called into question by the developments in actual AI?