Philosophical aspects of artificial intelligence

Yaren, Murat Faik


Philosophical implications of cantor’s set theory
Şahin, Şafak; Grünberg, David; Department of Philosophy (2020-10-13)
This thesis is devoted to examining Georg Cantor’s understanding of infinity and his philosophy of mathematics. Even though Aristotle differentiated the concept of infinity as potential infinite and actual infinite, he argued against the existence of actual infinity and accepted only the existence of potential infinity. With the effect of this distinction, the impossibility of actual infinity was regarded as the fundamental principle in the history of the concept of infinity. Cantor was the first think...
Philosophical Problems in the Contemporary World
Timuçin, Ali Mehmet; Arıtürk, Mete Han; Çil, Dilek Arlı; Boyacı Gülenç, Nihal Petek; Karataş, Yaylagül Ceran; Coşkun Özüaydın, Bergen; Gülenç, Kurtul; İbrahimhakkıoğlu, Fulden; Nyıro, Miklos; Önkal, Güncel; Tapan, F Cansu; Tunçel Önkal, Ahu (2019-01-01)
Philosophical movements in ottoman intellectual life at the beginning of the 20th century and their impact on Young Turk’s thought
Taştan, Fatih; Ceylan, Yasin; Department of Philosophy (2013)
The aim of this study is to examine scientific and philosophical understanding of the Ottoman Committee of Union and Progress (CUP in short), which takes an important place in Turkish history of politics, and the Young Turks who vitalized it. CUP is an organization remained in the power, during Ottoman Empire, between 1908 and 1918. The great majority of both national and international sources, subjecting the rulership period of CUP, identify this term with Young Turks’ power. This identification is right t...
Philosophical Basis of Turkish and American Teachers’xx Pedagogical Beliefs
Engin Demir, Cennet (2006-09-20)
This small-scale exploratory study describes some of the findings from a larger ethnographic study on the school environment and hidden curriculum in American and Turkish middle schools, offering a cross-cultural perspective on the philosophical basis of the pedagogical beliefs and practices of middle school teachers. Nine Turkish and 10 American teachers, and 24 Turkish and 18 American 6th, 7th and 8th grade students participated in the study. Semi-structured interviews and classroom observation were used ...
Ethics of artificial intelligence: moral responsibility of self-driving cars and sex robots
Özmen, M. Cem; Demir, Mehmet Hilmi; Department of Philosophy (2019)
This thesis analyzes the ethical impacts of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. AI applications are used in many areas to make daily life more comfortable and efficient. They are used for cleaning houses, taking care of old or sick people, working at dangerous jobs replacing human beings, giving medical advisory, preventing fraudulent situations in finance, etc. Similarly, the usage of sex robots, self-driving cars, translation tools, image and emotion recognition applications, etc. are expected ...
Citation Formats
M. F. Yaren, “Philosophical aspects of artificial intelligence,” Middle East Technical University, 1998.