Nebraska Authors

Kenneth M. Sayre

Born 1928 Scottsbluff, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Scottsbluff, NE
South Bend/Notre Dame, IN

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Graduated, 1946, Scottsbluff High School, Scottsbluff, NE
Bachelor of Arts, 1952, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Master of Arts, 1954, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D, 1958, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Assistant Dean
Systems Analyst
College Instructor
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Places Worked

Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence


The Modeling of Mind: Computers and Intelligence 1963. (Editor with Frederick James Crosson)
Recognition: A Study in the Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence. 1965.
Philosophy and Cybernetics. (with Frederick James Crosson) 1967.
Plato's Analytic Method. 1969.
Consciousness: A Philosophic Study of Minds and Machines. 1969.
Contributor to: Mind; Inquiry Methods, Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, and other professional periodicals.

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