Minds and Machines

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Minds and Machines  
DisciplineArtificial intelligence, philosophy, cognitive science
Edited byMariarosaria Taddeo
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Minds Mach.
ISSN0924-6495 (print)
1572-8641 (web)
OCLC no.37915831

Minds and Machines is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering artificial intelligence, philosophy, and cognitive science.[1]

The journal was established in 1991 with James Henry Fetzer as founding editor-in-chief.[2] It is published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the Society for Machines and Mentality, a special interest group within the International Association for Computing and Philosophy. The current editor-in-chief is Mariarosaria Taddeo (University of Oxford).[2]


Previous editors-in-chief of the journal have been James H. Fetzer (1991–2000), James H. Moor (2001–2010), and Gregory Wheeler (2011–2016).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by the following services:[1]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 0.514.[3]

Article categories[edit]

The journal publishes articles in the categories Research articles, Reviews, Critical and discussion exchanges (debates), Letters to the Editor, and Book reviews.[1]

Frequently cited articles[edit]

According to the Web of Science, the following five articles have been cited most frequently:

  • Edelman, S. (1995). "Representation, similarity, and the chorus of prototypes". Minds and Machines. 5: 45–68. doi:10.1007/BF00974189.
  • Copeland, B. J. (2002). "Hypercomputation". Minds and Machines. 12 (4): 461–502. doi:10.1023/A:1021105915386.
  • Glymour, C. (1998). "Learning causes: Psychological explanations of causal explanation". Minds and Machines. 8: 39–60. doi:10.1023/A:1008234330618.
  • Floridi, L.; Sanders, J. W. (2004). "On the Morality of Artificial Agents". Minds and Machines. 14: 349. doi:10.1023/B:MIND.0000035461.63578.9d.
  • Hadley, R. F.; Hayward, M. B. (1997). "Strong Semantic Systematicity from Hebbian Connectionist Learning". Minds and Machines. 7: 1. doi:10.1023/A:1008252408222.


  1. ^ a b c "Minds and Machines Homepage". Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 2011-05-28.
  2. ^ a b "Minds and Machines: Editorial Board". Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence". Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.

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