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Mind, Machines and Searle II: What's Wrong and Right About Searle's Chinese Room Argument?

Harnad, Stevan (2001) Mind, Machines and Searle II: What's Wrong and Right About Searle's Chinese Room Argument? In, Bishop, M. and Preston, J. (eds.) Essays on Searle's Chinese Room Argument. Oxford University Press

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Searle's Chinese Room Argument showed a fatal flaw in computationalism (the idea that mental states are just computational states) and helped usher in the era of situated robotics and symbol grounding (although Searle himself thought neuroscience was the only correct way to understand the mind).

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Published date: 2001
Additional Information: Address: Oxford
Venue - Dates: Essays on Searle's Chinese Room Argument, 2001-01-01
Keywords: searle, computation, cognition, functionalism, consciousness, Turing test
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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Date deposited: 07 Jan 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:14

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Author: Stevan Harnad
Editor: M. Bishop
Editor: J. Preston

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