Report Number: CS-TR-72-325
Institution: Stanford University, Department of Computer Science
Title: Review of Hubert Dreyfus' What Computers Can't Do: a Critique of Artificial Reason (Harper & Row, New York, 1972).
Author: Buchanan, Bruce G.
Date: November 1972
Abstract: The recent book $\underline{What Computers Can't Do}$ by Hubert Dreyfus is an attack on artificial intelligence research. This review takes the position that the philosophical content of the book is interesting, but that the attack on artificial intelligence is not well reasoned.