[ExI] The digital nature of brains

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 13:37:31 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> True or false, Stathis:
> When program running on a digital computer associates a sense-datum (say, an image of object taken with its web-cam) with the appropriate word-symbol, the system running that program has now by virtue of that association grounded the word-symbol and now has understanding of the meaning of that word-symbol.

That depends entirely upon the nature of the program.


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