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> In Searle’s time, the dominant AI paradigm was GOFAI (Good Old-Fashioned Artificial Intelligence.)

Russel and Norvig's book is probably the best introduction to "old fashioned" AI:


GOFAI may not have lead directly to true AI, but it produced a ton of useful algorithms such as A* and minimax. Although the attention has turned to machine learning algorithms (à la https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Statistical-Learning-Predict...) the hybrid of GOFAI and ML has produced some extraordinary results, such as AlphaZero:


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