Philosophy looks at chess
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This edition published in by Open Court in Chicago.

Written in English

"A collection of essays exploring philosophical themes at work in the game of chess. Topics addressed include the intersection of chess and technology, the difference (or lack thereof) between Artificial Intelligence and human intelligence, the nature of games, and cultural aspects of chess strategy"--Provided by publisher.

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Philosophy looks at chess
2008, Open Court
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Edition Description

"A collection of essays exploring philosophical themes at work in the game of chess. Topics addressed include the intersection of chess and technology, the difference (or lack thereof) between Artificial Intelligence and human intelligence, the nature of games, and cultural aspects of chess strategy"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Introduction
To know the past one must first know the future : Raymond Smullyan and the mysteries of retrograde analysis / Bernd Graefrath
A deep blue grasshopper : playing games with artificial intelligence / Andy Miah
Playing chess in the Chinese room / Tama Coutts
Garry Kasparov is a cyborg or what chessbase teaches us about technology / John Hartmann
Chess-playing computers and embodied grandmasters : in what ways does the difference matter? / Evan Selinger
The difficult ways of God and Caissa : chess, theodicy, and determinism in Gadamer / Bill Martin
Who plays games in philosophy? / Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
Hip-hop tactics : a culturalogic expression of the African aesthetic's role in determining the basis of creativity on the sixty-four squares of warfare / Tommy J. Curry
Quiet, please! there's a game here : discourse and silence in the formal pragmatics of a chess match / Benjamin Hale
Casuistry and chess : some methodological lessons for ethics / Peter Morriss
Chess is not a game / Deborah Vossen
The reviled art / Stuart Rachels.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
794.1
Library of Congress
GV1314.7 .P45 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16925244M
ISBN 13
9780812696332
LC Control Number
2008024385
OCLC/WorldCat
182737883
Library Thing
7676814
Goodreads
2401050

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