Searle's Chinese Room Argument

Harnad, Stevan (2005) Searle's Chinese Room Argument In, Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Macmillan


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Summary of Searle's "Chinese Room Argument" showing that cognition cannot be just computation. Searle implements a computer programme that can pass the Turing Test in Chinese. Searle does not understand Chinese in doing so, hence neither does the computer.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Commentary On: Searle, John. R. (1980) Minds, brains, and programs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 (3): 417-457
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Keywords: Searle, Chinese Room Argument, cognition, computation, computationalism, "Strong AI", symbol grounding
Organisations: Web & Internet Science
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Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2005
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 22:14
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