|Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach|
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But how does it happen that thinking is sometimes accompanied by action and sometimes not, sometimes by motion, and sometimes not? It looks as if almost the same thing happens as in the case of reasoning and making inferences about unchanging objects. But in that case the end is a speculative proposition ... whereas here the conclusion which results from the two premises is an action. ... I need covering; a cloak is a covering. I need a cloak. What I need, I have to make; I need a cloak. I have to make a cloak. And the conclusion, the ``I have to make a cloak,'' is an action.
|AI: A Modern Approach by Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig||Modified: May 21, 2009|