Who is Alison Adam?

Alison Adam is a lecturer in computation at UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology). She has also worked as a software developer and systems analyst.

She is the author of Artificial Knowing: gender and the thinking machine (1998) and "Embodying Knowledge: A Feminist Critique of Artificial Intelligence" (1995).


~ Intro ~ Alison Adam ~ Artificial Intelligence ~ Adam's views ~ Feminist Epistemology ~ Expert Systems ~

~ Strengths ~ Weaknesses ~ Traditional Epistemology ~ Works Cited ~





Valentina Mello Ferreira Pinto
Communication Studies/Humanities Double Major

Communication Studies Program, Social Science Division
York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3