[SEQ RERUN] Against Modal Logics

by MinibearRex 1 min read16th Aug 201211 comments


Today's post, Against Modal Logics was originally published on 27 August 2008. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):


Unfortunately, very little of philosophy is actually helpful in AI research, for a few reasons.

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