Chapter 6. Machine Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Igor Aleksander

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch7

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Aleksander, I. (2007) Machine Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • machine consciousness;
  • workshops;
  • paradigm;
  • functional stance;
  • architectures

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Criteria for a Conscious Machine

  • Why Build Conscious Machines?

  • A Spectrum and a Paradigm

  • Franklin's IDA System

  • Consciousness in Virtual Machines

  • Cognitive Neural Architectures

  • Attention and Consciousness

  • At the Physicalist End of the Spectrum

  • A Depictive Model

  • The Emerging Paradigm