[ExI] Semiotics and Computability

Gordon Swobe gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 14 00:49:20 UTC 2010

--- On Sat, 2/13/10, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:

> But when the hardware is set up just right, in a brain or a computer, it 
> behaves in an intelligent manner, and intelligence from the point of view 
> of the system displaying it is consciousness.

My watch tells the time intelligently. Does it therefore have consciousness from its "point of view"? I don't think so. I don't think my watch has a point of view. But then maybe it isn't set up right. :)



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