Dartmouth College Philosophy Foreign Study Program

Edinburgh, 2001

Artificial Life

Philosophy 50


Instructor: James Moor

E-mail: James.H.Moor@Dartmouth.edu


Daniel Dennett, Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life. New York: Simon and Schuster/Touchstone, 1996.

Stefan Helmreich, Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in the Digital World. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Margaret Boden,Philosophy of Artificial Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996

Ray Kurzweil, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When computers exceed human intelligence. New York: Penguin, 2000


A-Life Web Links:


Local Advice About Edinburgh:

Good advice from Professors Rae Langton and Richard Holton about what you need to know and do in Edinburgh.

Photos: Foreign Study Program 2001


Edinburgh Philosophy Department Welcomes Us




Highland Lunch Break


Loch Ness Monster


Urkhart Castle




David Hume Tour



Last Update: December 9, 2001

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