[ExI] Semiotics and Computability

Jeff Davis jrd1415 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 22:25:00 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 2:39 AM, Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:

> What's almost certainly more important is the maps in the brain that represent these body parts, and they could be hooked up to 'fake' body parts that produce the same signals with no loss of, or change in, any mental functions, as long as the fake parts behaved in a manner consistent with the real equivalent (produced hunger signals when blood glucose is low, etc.)

Yes.  This solves the original problem -- which came about, as I see
it, due to incompleteness in defining the problem, and a consequent
incompleteness in the simulation -- by completing the simulation.

Best, Jeff Davis

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                         Ray Charles

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