Usage of “Formal Rules” in Human Intelligence Investigations

  • Tzu-Keng FuEmail author
Part of the Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics book series (TIEI, volume 4)


In this paper, we challenge the anti-mechanism in the philosophy of mind and artificial intelligence by explaining that human intelligence, expertise, and skills acquaintance, relying mainly on the unconscious instinct could have been taken in formal rules. I do so, showing thereby the usage of the formal rules in unconscious processes for the study of human intelligence was raised in the second half of the 20 th century by psychoanalyst Matte Blanco. In this way, by exploring the bi-logic frameworkwith the general rules of unconscious processes, some positions that antimechanism has already taken should be re-examined in an interdisciplinary manner.


Classical Logic Formal Rule Intuitionistic Logic Classical Negation Human Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

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