[ExI] Digital Consciousness .
gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 26 05:35:38 UTC 2013
> It's [the computational model of mind] not that the brain is like a computer, it's that the brain could
> be replaced by a computer performing the same functions
I believe that is only how AI researchers (understandably) want to interpret it. The theory itself is a position in the philosophy of mind. .
> The homunculus problem, such as it may be, is as much a problem for the brain as
> for the computer.
It seems it is not a problem for the brain. (Does your brain have a homunculous problem? Mine doesn't! :-) It is rather a problem for certain philosophies of mind, including this one upon which so much AI research depends.
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