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The Splintered Mind

reflections in philosophy of psychology, broadly construed.

  • By Eric Schwitzgebel
  • Roughly one post per week
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Most recent posts

Falling in Love with Machines
People occasionally fall in love with AI systems. I expect that this will become increasingly common as AI grows more sophisticated and new social apps are developed for large language models. Eventually, this will probably …
On , by Eric Schwitzgebel, 438 words
How We Will Decide that Large Language Models Have Beliefs
I favor a "superficialist" approach to belief (see here and here). "Belief" is best conceptualized not in terms of deep cognitive structure (e.g., stored sentences in the language of thought) but rather in terms of …
On , by Eric Schwitzgebel, 1,277 words
Large Language Models are Interestingly Bad with the Periodic Table
In working on a post for tomorrow on whether Large Language Models like GPT-4 and Bard-2 have beliefs, I asked GPT-4 what I thought would be a not-too-hard question about chemistry: "What element is two …
On , by Eric Schwitzgebel, 658 words