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Views Into the Chinese Room: New Essays on Searle and Artificial Intelligence John   Preston

Views Into the Chinese Room: New Essays on Searle and Artificial Intelligence

John Preston

Published September 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780199252770
Paperback
426 pages
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The most famous challenge to computational cognitive science and artificial intelligence is the philosopher John Searles Chinese Room argument. Searle argued that, although machines can be devised to respond to input with the same output as wouldMoreThe most famous challenge to computational cognitive science and artificial intelligence is the philosopher John Searles Chinese Room argument. Searle argued that, although machines can be devised to respond to input with the same output as would a mind, machines--unlike minds--lack understanding of the symbols they process. 19 essays by leading scientists and philosophers assess, renew, and respond to this crucial challenge.