Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Artificial Knowing by Alison Adam

Artificial Knowing challenges the masculine slant in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) view of the world. Alison Adam admirably fills the large gap in science and technology studies by showing us that gender bias is inscribed in AI-based computer systems. Her treatment of feminist epistemology, focusing on the ideas of the knowing subject, the nature of knowledge, rationality and language, are bound to make a significant and powerful contribution to AI studies. Drawing from theories by Donna Haraway and Sherry Turkle, and using tools of feminist epistemology, Adam provides a sustained critique of AI which interestingly re-enforces many of the traditional criticisms of the AI project. Artificial Knowing is an esential read for those interested in gender studies, science and technology studies, and philosophical debates in AI.

Buy Artificial Knowing by Alison Adam from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415129633
ISBN-10: 041512963X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Artificial Knowing by Alison Adam

Book Reviews - Artificial Knowing by Alison Adam

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Artificial Knowing book by Alison Adam and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Alison Adam

Alison Adam is a lecturer in Computation at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. She also worked as a technical consultant and a systems analyst.

Books By Alison Adam

History of Forensic Science by Alison Adam
Hardback, November 2015
$207.90
Gender, Ethics and Information Technology by Alison Adam
Hardback, March 2005
$226.46
Virtual Gender by Alison Adam
Paperback, March 2001
$75.59
Artificial Knowing by Alison Adam
Hardback, January 1998
$170.10