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Why and How We Are Not Zombies

Why and How We Are Not Zombies
Why and How We Are Not Zombies
A robot that is functionally indistinguishable from us may or may not be a mindless Zombie. There will never be any way to know, yet its functional principles will be as close as we can ever get to explaining the mind.
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Harnad, Stevan
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Harnad, Stevan
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Harnad, Stevan (1995) Why and How We Are Not Zombies Journal of Consciousness Studies, 1, (2), pp. 164-167.

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A robot that is functionally indistinguishable from us may or may not be a mindless Zombie. There will never be any way to know, yet its functional principles will be as close as we can ever get to explaining the mind.

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Published date: 1995
Additional Information: Presented at Royal Society/Association of British Sciences Writers Press Conference on "Consciousness: Its Place in Contemporary Science" Tuesday 7 February 10am - 12:50 am at the Royal Society
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 253347
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/253347
PURE UUID: 10ea9a13-56df-4ea9-8c14-1f4f952d7165

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Date deposited: 25 May 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:58

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Author: Stevan Harnad

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