C.S. Peirce and Artificial Intelligence: Historical Heritage and (New) Theoretical Stakes

  • Pierre Steiner
Part of the Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics book series (SAPERE, volume 5)


This paper presents some points of proximity between Peirce’s insights on the technical/artificial nature of cognition, and contemporary theories of extended cognition. By doing so, it sheds some new light on the possible relevance of Peirce’s philosophical approach for artificial intelligence, notably regarding the differences between the reasoning abilities of machines and those of humans.


Human Reasoning Reasoning Ability Human Intelligence Mental Phenomenon Extended Mind 
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  1. 1.Université de Technologie de Compiègne - Sorbonne University COSTECH - Collegium UTC/CNRS INSISParisFrance

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