PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Papers

  • Beavers, A. Computational Philosophy. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, in progress, forthcoming subject to final review.
  • Beavers, A. and Slattery, J. P. Ethical Issues in Affective Computing. In Affective Sciences in Human Factors and Human-Computer Interaction, edited by Myounghoon Jeon, Elsevier, forthcoming.
  • Beavers, A. Basic Principles, Concepts and Ideas in the Philosophy of Technology. In The Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbook for the Philosophy of Technology, edited by Anthony Beavers, Cengage, forthcoming, 2016
  • Beavers, A. (2016). Philosophy of Technology. In Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Philosophy. Volume 1: A Primer on Philosophy, edited by Donald Borchert, James Petrik and Arthur Zucker, Cengage, forthcoming.
  • Beavers, A. (2013). Practically Turing. Cybertalk Magazine 3: 32-33. A redaction of Alan Turing: Mathematical Mechanist listed below.
  • Resinger, D., et. al. (2013). Exploring Wolfram's Notion of Computational Irreducibility with a Two-Dimensional Cellular Automaton (with Anthony Beavers, Taylor Martin, Mason Blankenship, Chris Harrison and Jesse Squires). In Irreducibility and Computational Equivalence: Wolfram Science 10 Years After the Publication of A New Kind of Science, edited by Hector Zenil, (Springer, Emergence, Complexity and Computation Book Series), 263-272.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). Could and Should the Ought Disappear from Ethics? In Digital Ethics: Research and Practice, edited by Don Heider and Adrienne Massinari (Peter Lang, Digital Formations Series): 197-209.
  • Beavers, A., and Harrison, C. (2012). Information-Theoretic Teleodynamics in Natural and Artificial Systems (with Christopher Harrison). In A Computable Universe: Understanding Computation & Exploring Nature as Computation, edited by Hector Zenil (World Scientific): 347-364.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). In the Beginning Was the Word and Then Four Revolutions in the History of Information. In Luciano Floridi's Philosophy of Technology: Critical Reflections, edited by Hilmi Demir (Springer, Philosophy of Engineering and Technology Book Series), 85-104.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). Alan Turing: Mathematical Mechanist. In Alan Turing: His Work and Impact, edited by S. Barry Cooper and Jan van Leeuwen (Elsevier Science): 481-485.
  • Beavers, A. (2011 & 2013). Historicizing Floridi: The Question of Method, The State of the Profession, and the Timeliness of Floridi's Philosophy of Information. Etica & Politica / Ethics and Politics 13.2 (2011): 255-275. Translated into Spanish and published as Floridi historizado: La cuestión del método, el estado de la profesión y la oportunidad de la filosofía de la información de Luciano Floridi. Escritos, 21.46 (2013): 39-68.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Recent Developments in Computing and Philosophy," Journal for the General Philosophy of Science 42.2: 385-397.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Moral Machines and the Threat of Ethical Nihilism." In Robot Ethics: The Ethical and Social Implication of Robotics, edited by Patrick Lin, George Bekey and Keith Abney (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011), 333-344.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). Review of Information: A Very Short Introduction by Luciano Floridi, Minds and Machines 21.1, 97-101.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Noesis and the Encyclopedic Internet Vision," Synthese 182.2: 315-333.
  • Beavers, A., and Sigler, B. (2010). "Mechanists of the Revolution: The Case of Edison and Bell." In Proceedings of the VIII European Conference on Computing and Philosophy, K. Mainzer, ed., 426-430. Munich: Verlag Dr. Hut.
  • Beavers, A., Ed. (2010). Robot Ethics and Human Ethics, Special Issue of Ethics and Information Technology 12.3.
  • Beavers, A., and Allen, C. (2010). Representing Philosophy, Special Issue of Synthese: An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "Typicality Effects and Resilience in Evolving Dynamic Networks." In FS-10-03, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Press.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). Review of Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong by Wendall Wallach and Colin Allen, Philosophy Now 71 and Ethics and Information Technology 12.4. 357-358.
  • Wandel, T., and Beavers, A. (2010). "Playing Around with Idenity." In Facebook and Philosophy, D.Wittkower, Ed., 89-96. Chicago: Open Court..
  • Beavers, A. (2005). "Searching for Philosophy: A Review of Google Scholar and Google News," Teaching Philosophy 28.4, 367-371.
  • Beavers, A. (2002). Review of Philosophy and Computing: An Introduction by Luciano Floridi, Ethics and Information Technology 3.4, 299-301.
  • Beavers, A. (2002). "Phenomenology and Artificial Intelligence." In CyberPhilosophy: The Intersection of Philosophy and Computing, J. Moor and T. Bynum, eds., 66-77. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. Reprinted in Metaphilosophy 33.1-2, 70-82.
  • Suber, P. (2002). "Noesis: Is It a Library with Built-In Searching or a Search Engine with a Built-In Library?" Campus Technology.
  • Uzgalis, B. (2000). "Searching Phenomenology and Cyberspace: An Interview with Anthony Beavers," Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, American Philosophical Association, 00.1.
  • Beavers, A. (1999). "Noesis: Philosophical Research Online: An Experiment in Progress," Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, American Philosophical Association, 98.2.
  • Beavers, A. (1998). "Evaluating Search Engine Models for Scholarly Purposes: A Report from the Internet Applications Laboratory," D-Lib Magazine: The Magazine of Digital Library Research, The Corporation for National Research Initiatives, December.
  • Poynder, R. (1997). "Modern Tools for Ancient Historians," Information World Review, January 1st.

Presentations

  • Beavers, A. (2014). Invited Speaker, The Use and Abuse of Digital Media on College Campuses. Province Psi Leadership School and Convention, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, November 1st and 2nd.
  • Beavers, A. (2014). Epistemic Information Reductionism and Its Impact on American Higher Education, The 6th Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, Duke University, May 15th-16th.
  • Beavers, A. (2014). Invited Keynote Speaker, (Why) Does Computational Philosophy Belong in the Digital Humanities? Digital Humanities Australasia 2014: Expanding Horizons, The University of Western Australia, Perth, March 21st.
  • Beavers, A. (2014). Invited Instructor, Postgraduate Masterclass, Computational Philosophy and the Moral Implications of Automated Decision Making, Edith Cohen University-Mt Lawley, Perth, March 18th.
  • Beavers, A. (2014). Invited Speaker, Moral Machinery and the Threat of Ethical Nihilism. Center for Digital Humanities, University of South Carolina, February 7th.
  • Beavers, A. (2014). Invited Interlocutor, Future Knowledge Interview. Center for Digital Humanities, University of South Carolina, February 7th.
  • Beavers, A. (2014). Invited Speaker, The Digital Revolution and Research in the Humanities. The College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Informatics, Northern Kentucky University, January 23rd.
  • Beavers, A. (2013). Invited Speaker, Teaching Students beyond Their Abilities: What Multi-Agent Word Processing Can Do for the Philosophy Classroom. The 2013 Conference of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy, July 15th-17th.
  • Beavers, A. (2013). Invited Speaker, Computational Philosophy: Its Place in the Digital Humanities and Its Philosophical Payoffs. Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 23rd.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). "The Philosophy of Information and the Structure of Philosophical Revolutions," Seminar on the Philosophy of the Web, The Sorbonne, May 19th, and the Centre Pompidou, May 20th, Paris.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). "Transcendental Philosophy in the Age of Information: Floridi's Neo-Kantian Epistemology," The 4th International Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, The University of Hertfordshire, England, May 10th-11th.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). "Complexity and Cognition: Circuits not Software," Crick Lecture in the Cognitive and Neural Sciences, The University of Evansville, April 11th.
  • Beavers, A. (2012). "Invited Speaker, (How) Can Semantic Information Be Reduced to Information Theory? Implications for an Information-Theoretic Philosophy of Mind," Issues in Cognitive Science Lecture Series, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, April 4th. (Based on a paper co-written with C. Harrison.)
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Could and Should the Ought Disappear from Ethics," International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago, October 28th.
  • Beavers, A., and Harrison, C. (2011). "Hybrid Networks: Transforming Networks for Social and Textual Analysis into Teleodynamic and Predictive Mechanisms," Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Networks and Network Analysis for the Humanities, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, October 20th-22nd.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). Panelist, "Info-Metrics: Information Processing across the Sciences," Info-Metrics Institute Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, American University, Washington, D.C., October 3rd.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Deriving Semantic Meaning by Measuring the Quanity of Information Flow," Fall Faculty Conference, The University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana, August 17th.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Is Ethics Computable, Or What Other than Can Does Ought Imply?" Presidential Keynote Address, International Association for Computing and Philosophy, Aarhus University, Denmark, July 4th-6th.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Inside the Psychology of the Agent: Information, Association, Attraction and Repulsion," Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Networks and Network Analysis for the Humanities, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, July 10th, 2011.
  • Beavers, A. (2011). "Facebook Revisited: How the Business of Social Networking May Redefine Our Sense of Right and Wrong," Invited Lecture, Technology and Ethics Lecture Series, Ethics + Emerging Technologies Group, California Polytechnic State University, May 13th.
  • Burrows, D. (2011). "Automatic Document Classification via Dynamic Associative Networks," Undergraduate Conference in Math, Engineering and Science, University of Evansville, March 26th. Accepted but not presented.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "Typicality Effects and Resilience in Evolving Dynamic Networks," Complex Adaptive Systems, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Fall Symposium Series, Arlingington, Virginia, November 11th-13th.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "Can Virtue Be Safe in an Online World?: The Problems and Perils of Ungoverned Social Networking," Invited Lecture, Province Psi Leadership School and Convention, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, November 6th-7th.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "When Your Profile Knows More about You than You Do: The Power of Cognitive Computing, or Why I Left Facebook," Crick Lecture in the Cognitive and Neural Sciences, University of Evansville, September 27th.
  • Beavers, A. and Sigler, B. (2010). "Mechanists of the Revolution: The Case of Edison and Bell," International Association for Computing and Philosophy, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, October 4th-6th.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "More Fun with Jets and Sharks: Typicality Effects and the Search for the Perfect Attractors," International Association for Computing and Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, July 24th-26th.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "The Genesis of Moral Machines: On Making Robots in the Garden of Eden," Guest Lecturer, Concepts of Good and Evil in Literature (Julia Galbus, Instructor), University of Southern Indiana, March 25th.
  • Beavers, A. (2010). "Moral Robots and Kantian Ethics," Guest Lecturer, Information Ethics and Technology-based Ecosystems (David Saab, Instructor), Pennsylvania State University, March 18th.
  • Zlatkovsky, M. (2009). "Modeling and Visualizing Dynamic Associative Networks: Towards Developing a More Robust and Biologically-Plausible Cognitive Model," Undergraduate Conference in Math, Engineering and Science, University of Evansville, April 4th.
  • Beavers, A. (2009). "Mechanical vs. Symbolic Computation: Two Contrasting Strategies for Information Processing," Invited Speaker, Society for Machines and Mentality, American Philosophical Association, New York City, December 28th.
  • Beavers, A. (2009). "The Ethics of Facebook," Invited Speaker, Technology and Ethics Lecture Series, Ethics + Emerging Technologies Group, California Polytechnic State University, May 4th.
  • Beavers, A. (2009). "Between Angels and Animals: The Question of Robot Ethics, or Is Kantian Moral Agency Desirable?" Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Eighteenth Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, March 5th-8th.
  • Beavers, A. (2008). "Domain-Specific Search and the Encyclopedic Internet Vision," Network and Complex Systems Group, Indiana University, February.
  • Beavers, A. (2008). "Is Noesis Noetic and Why Does this Matter?" CNS Research Group, University of Evansville, February.
  • Beavers, A. (2000). "The Noesis Model of Academic Publishing," Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., August.
  • Beavers, A. (2000). "Noesis: From Search Engine/Index to Information Network," The 15th Annual Computing and Philosophy Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, August.
  • Beavers, A. (2000). "Noesis and the Electronic Dissemination of Professional Philosophy: Problems and Prospects," Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April.
  • Beavers, A. (1999). Panel Discussion, "Philosophy on the Internet: Questions of Standards," Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Boston, December.
  • Beavers, A. (1999). "Noesis: Philosophical Research On-Line," The 14th Annual Computing and Philosophy Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, August.
  • Beavers, A. (1999). "The Noesis Model: A Progressive Experiment for the Dissemination of Professional Philosophy," The 12th Triennial Conference of the International Association of University Presidents, Brussels, Belgium, July.
  • Beavers, A. (1999). "Noesis: Philosophical Research On-Line," The 1999 Indiana Classics Conference, DePauw University, April.
  • Beavers, A. (1998). "The Fourth Tetralogy: An Online Exploration of Plato's Middle Dialogues" and "Philosophy on the Internet," the prototype for the Noesis search engine, The 13th Annual Computing and Philosophy Conference, 20th World Congress of Philosophy, Boston, August.
  • Beavers, A. (1997). "Argos and Exploring Ancient World Cultures: How a Limited Area Search Engine Can Supplement Course-based Internet Resources," Technology Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the Indiana Partnership for Statewide Education, Purdue University, October.