Lessons Large Language Models Teach Us About Understanding
This paper explores the implications of state-of-the-art large language models (LLMs) such as GPT-3.5-turbo for the concept of …
March 26, 2023 16:00 — 17:40
New York University, USA
Understanding and How-Possibly Explanations: Why Can’t They Be Friends?
In the current debate on the relation between how-possibly explanations (HPEs) and understanding, two seemingly irreconcilable …
November 11, 2022 19:00 — 21:00
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Models, Understanding, and Explanation
Philosophers have been interested in how models that systematically and deeply idealize may explain or afford understanding if they misrepresent the very things that are supposed to explain and be explained.