[ExI] Brains, Computers, AI and Uploading

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 18:06:34 UTC 2010

On 24 January 2010 18:12, Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>But Searle makes a strong case, one that I find compelling, that actual human brains do not exist as digital computers.

Which, after the persuasive arguments made in the indicated essay,
would indicate that actual human brains would not exist in this

A much stranger conclusion than than the fact, simply obscured by a
few centuries of philosophical dualism, that "consciousness" has no
really different ontological status, from, say, digestion or popular
sovereignty or any other process.

Stefano Vaj

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