William J. Rapaport
Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
366 Davis Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
Areas of Specialization:
Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Knowledge Representation, Logic, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Critical Thinking, Cognitive Development.
Current Research Interest:
Philosophy of Computer Science
- Rapaport, William J. (2012), "Semiotic Systems, Computers, and the Mind: How Cognition Could Be Computing", International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems 2(1) (January-June): 32–71. http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~rapaport/Papers/Semiotic_Systems,_Computers,_and_the_Mind.pdf
- Rapaport, William J. (2011), "A Triage Theory of Grading: The Good, the Bad, and the Middling", Teaching Philosophy 34(4) (December): 347–372. http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~rapaport/Papers/triage.pdf
- Rapaport, William J. (2011), "Yes, She Was! Reply to Ford's ‘Helen Keller Was Never in a Chinese Room’", Minds and Machines 21(1) (Spring): 3–17.
- Rapaport, William J. (2007), "Searle on Brains as Computers", American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers 6(2) (Spring): 4-9.
- Rapaport, William J.; & Kibby, Michael W. (2007), "Contextual Vocabulary Acquisition as Computational Philosophy and as Philosophical Computation", Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence: 19(1) (March): 1-17. http://www.informaworld.com.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/smpp/content~content=a770963357~db=all~order=page