[ExI] Brains, Computers, AI and Uploading
stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 00:43:16 UTC 2010
2010/1/24 Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com>:
> On 24 January 2010 00:36, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The essay is on computability of the universe. It doesn't directly
>> address the question of whether computability of brain processes
>> implies computability of consciousness, although from its tone it
>> seems that it does assume this.
> Certainly it does. In fact, in some sense it implies that the
> boundaries of what can exist are defined by the boundaries of what can
> be computed...
Yes, I agree with this, but people like Searle assert that everything
apart from consciousness is computable, and this needs specific
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