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  1. Hume, Induction and Reason.Peter J. R. Millican - unknown
    Hume’s view of reason is notoriously hard to pin down, not least because of the apparently contradictory positions which he appears to adopt in different places. The problem is perhaps most clear in his writings concerning induction - in his famous argument of Treatise I iii 6 and Enquiry IV, on the one hand, he seems to conclude that “probable inference” has no rational basis, while elsewhere, for example in much of his writing on natural theology, he seems happy to (...)
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    Probability: Subjective and Mathematical.Peter J. R. Millican - 1984 - Analysis 44 (1):33 - 37.
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    Mackie's Defence of Induction.Peter J. R. Millican - 1982 - Analysis 42 (1):19 - 24.
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    Machines and Thought: The Legacy of Alan Turing, Volume 1.Peter J. R. Millican & Andy Clark (eds.) - 1996 - Oxford, England: Oxford University Press UK.
    This is the first of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing, whose pioneering work in the theory of artificial intelligence and computer science continues to be widely discussed today. A group of prominent academics from a wide range of disciplines focus on three questions famously raised by Turing: What, if any, are the limits on machine `thinking'? Could a machine be genuinely intelligent? Might we ourselves be biological machines, whose thought consists essentially in nothing more than the (...)
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