Some machines behave teleologically
Machines with servomechanisms are purposive and any machine that can respond to negative feedback for guidance behaves teleologically. Humans can make higher-order predictions about the behaviour of other objects, seperating them from such machines.
Arturo Rosenbluth, Norbert Wiener, & Julian Bigelow (1943).
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Can computers think? [1] »Can computers think? [1]
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Symbol systems can't exhibit agency »Symbol systems can't exhibit agency
Some machines behave teleologically
Negative feedback can't explain teleology »Negative feedback can't explain teleology
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