New answers tagged

0 votes

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

Since you are asking about insights from history, there are indeed comparable advancements in "mind technologies" whose impact on the related cognitive capabilities we can study: The ...
Peter - Reinstate Monica's user avatar
0 votes

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

I think this question may be more suited to the Philosophy SE than you realise, because it raises the question of, "What do you mean by 'thinking?'" In my long career as a software developer,...
cjs's user avatar
  • 128
0 votes

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think? Our capacity to think is a function of our brain, and as long as we live a healthy life, our brain will be available for us to think. Our brain ...
Speakpigeon's user avatar
  • 7,696
2 votes

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

This isn't really a good fit for Philosophy, because it has actual empirically measurable truth. Specifically - without explicit effort to counteract the effect - your brain offloads work onto others ...
Steven Armstrong's user avatar
2 votes

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

There are two types of arguments on this point. Both have their own importance. When sunlight is focused on an object by a convex lens, the total amount of sunlight / heat on both sides is almost ...
SonOfThought's user avatar
  • 3,793
1 vote

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

I do not think the use of AI will reduce our "capacity to think critically" by itself, but it will most likely skew our perceptions of reality, our opinions and so on and forth, just like ...
AnoE's user avatar
  • 2,733
5 votes

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

There's a recent article about negative impact on memory Specifically, the study provides evidence that the excessive use of ChatGPT can develop procrastination, cause memory loss, and dampen ...
ac15's user avatar
  • 1,422
11 votes
Accepted

Will the use of AI reduce our capacity to think?

It depends on what you mean by "to think", but from the extended mind thesis it actually increases our ability to critically think. I no longer know most of the phone numbers of my friends ...
J D's user avatar
  • 26.6k
0 votes

Does phenomenology reject causality, in that there are natural laws to be understood and utilised? What is the stance on technological progress/devel?

A flavour of Heidegger's attitude to technology can be understood from the following quote from The Principle of Reason (1957) in which he seems to allude to AI. The criticism is that we might follow ...
Chris Degnen's user avatar
  • 5,869

Top 50 recent answers are included