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The structure of knowledge

Collins, Harold Maurice ORCID: 1993. The structure of knowledge. Social Research: An International Quarterly 60 (1) , pp. 95-116.

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The article discusses the structure of knowledge, abilities and skills. There are some types of knowledge/ability/skill that cannot be transferred simply by passing signals from one brain/computer to another. In these types of knowledge the hardware is important. There are other types of knowledge that can be transferred without worrying about hardware. There are four kinds of knowledge/abilities/skills. These are symbol-type knowledge, embodied knowledge, embrained knowledge and encultured knowledge. The Turing Test is a controlled experiment. Exactly what intelligence means under this approach depends upon how the test is set up. Under the extended protocol, the Turing Test becomes a test of membership...

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2022 09:50

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