The scientific and philosophical scope of artificial life


The new interdisciplinary science of artificial life has had a connection with the arts from its inception. This paper provides an overview of artificial life, reviews its key scientific challenges, and discusses its philosophical implications. It ends with a few words about the implications of artificial life for the arts.

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Mark Bedau
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Weak Emergence.Mark A. Bedau - 1997 - Philosophical Perspectives 11:375-399.
Weak Emergence.Mark A. Bedau - 1997 - Noûs 31 (S11):375-399.

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