Are you a computer and 3 resistance to the computer theory

Are you a computer and 3 resistance to the computer theory...

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Phi 340 3-27-07 Are you a computer? Obvious science of mind= cognitive science: 4 components- philosophy,psychology,linguistics & computer science. Artificial Intelligence -Reasons for it being in the news. -1 the first nation to build the first 5 th generation machine which can think will have a serious economic advantage over the others, dominating the world market for decades to come. -2 nd reason is because of its potential role in weapons systems. A.I.'s credibility comes from its past meager successes and its driving theory. -Its driving theory is that we think with our brains and that the brain is a computer, the brain is a meat machine. “the computer model of the mind” -Main misunderstanding we have to guard against is taking “computer” or “machine” too narrowly, simply to refer to those things around us. -They have a much broader, more precise and more flexible definition for computers, as "interpreted formal systems," and one of our jobs will be to get as clear as we can about the concept's boundaries. -The ultimate source of the definition is the mathematical theory developed
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PHI 340 taught by Professor Austin during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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