[ExI] Semiotics and Computability

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Fri Feb 5 03:08:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Spencer Campbell <lacertilian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Who was it that wrote the paper describing how a delusion of self is
> unavoidable when implementing a general-purpose consciousness such as
> myself? I liked that paper. It appealed to my nihilistic side, which
> is also the rest of me.
> Ugh, this is going to drive me crazy. I have to remember some keywords
> to search for. He used a very specific term to refer to that delusion.
> "Distributed agent" was used in the paper, I think, but not the
> message that linked to the paper...

Pollock, JL, Ismael J.  2006.  Knowledge and reality; So You Think You
Exist? In Defense of Nolipsism :35-62.

I've posted it to this list twice now.  This is the first indication
I've seen that anyone read it.

- Jef

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