Debate from the point of view of Descartes and Searle
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John Searle: Welcome, Sir Rene Descartes. I went through your work Meditations on First Philosophy, but I do not agree with your theory of dualism because you say that mind and body are different entities. It is impossible to prove because mind is unreal. … It is impossible to prove because mind is unreal. Rene Descartes: John Searle, my argument is based…
Searle, J.R. (2004). Mind: A brief introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press
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Searle, J.R. (2004). Mind: A brief introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Name) (University) (Course) (Tutor) (Date) Introduction As has been noted, it is right to allege that some of the most indispensable technique that philosophy applies is still the cause of its major problems in application.… One would argue that Searle is more ambitious in his…
John Searle: Can Computer Think
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Can Computers Think? Name: Institution: Computers are machines that were invented to simplify work done by humans in all aspects of life. Computers were designed to help simplify tasks that too long to complete due to their complexity and time consuming attributes.… Computers have revolutionized the way that things are done in the day-to-day running of things…
Reading report
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Minds, Brains, and Programs Introduction The emergence of computers has been functionally and practical symbols of transformation and revolution of the world in terms of modernization. The emergence of robots was a controversial issue as many people thought that the reports would replace human beings in form of labor.… It is important to understand that human…
Philosophy of mind
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John Searle’s Case against Artificial Intelligence: ‘Only a Machine Could Think’ Introduction Searle’s (1980) reply to the query “Could a machine think?” by saying, “… only a machine could think” (p. 417, 431) could be easily misconstrued to mean that Searle’s reply is affirmative.… Summary of Searle’s Claim Searle’s (1980) reply to the query: “Could a machine…
Week 10
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This paper begins with a definition of six concepts in the Philosophy of Mind, the concepts are: Mind-body problem, Interactionism, Parallelism, Epiphenomenalism, Identity Theory, and Double aspect Theory. After the definitions of the terms, eight questions on the Philosophy of… Although evidence has shown us that human body and human mind interacts,…
Philosophy of Mind
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Name: Institution: Course: Tutor: Date: Philosophy of the Mind There is a belief that the standard notions of rationality are not necessarily perfect. Searle believes that it is more like the tracks of a train, with each point having its own desires and beliefs and the rules that determine the conclusion that one comes up with.… It is this gap, according to…
Anthropology - : Introduction to Evolution of the Brain you are to apply your knowledge of brain evolution (especially the logical arguments that are used to understand it) to critically assess whether it will ever be possible to make a machine
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From a mere half-a-kilogram about 2.5 million years ago it currently weighs three times as much. The human brain is the largest of all primate brains. Historically, it has been the fastest growing brain in… However, our intelligence will continue to grow. According to futurists, the improvement in human intelligence would ultimately require adding a computer…
In a strict maximum of 6 pages (double space), answer the following question: Is functionalism true Defend your answer
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It faces various troubles similar to those ascribed to behaviorism and physicalism. As a result, the true functionalism is tainted, and cannot be true. Functionalism individuates mental states in… It follows that functionalism is not true because like physicalism it is guilty of liberalism. Fascinatingly, functionalism holds that mental states such as desires,…
Artificial Intelligence
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In the research paper “Artificial Intelligence” the author is trying to settle the issue of the artificial intelligence. In the first test, he explained his arguments with no application of computer intelligence and then modifies the ‘imitation game’.… Alan Turing, then, modified the ‘imitation game’ and put a man or…
Minds, Brains and Programs
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Title Name University Turning test refers to the question whether machines can think. Additionally, this test also refers some kinds of behavioral tests for the presence of intelligence, thought, or mind. Searle (1980) defines the basic purpose of the Turing test is to construct a clear fundamental rules for determining the status of subjects of any species.…
Phil 102 knowledge and reality final essay
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Evaluate the Chinese Room argument as a response to the behaviourist's claim that computers can think. Do you agree with the objection? Why or why not? Philosophical behaviourism believes that mental state is equal to the physical state such that a person’s state of mind can be revealed through his/her behavior.… Consequently, the behaviorists extend this…
Searle's Theory
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Searle’s Theory (Name) (Instructors’ name) (Course) (Date) Searle’s Theory in regard to Syntax Manipulation Introduction One of the major theories and ideologies presented by John Searle is the Chinese Room Argument. This argument is based on the ideology that there can never be any form of artificial or man-made form of intelligence in real life (Jackson, 23).…
Two Requirements of Mental State
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This paper examines the causes of different mind states by setting up a scenario in which a man must replace his normal human brain with something else. This paper discusses three theories about mental state which is behaviourism, brain identity theory and Searle’s Chinese… In order to understand such concepts, this paper will use the case of a friend who was…
Research papper about photographer
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Research Paper about a Photographer Introduction “If I did not have photography, then I would totally have nothing. My entire life revolves around photography, and; therefore, my life itself is photography”. These were the strong words by Nobuyoshi Araki when asked about his view on photography (Searle 1).… They cumulative…
Staffing
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 Staffing is a process, which involves selecting and training of persons in exact job functions, individual needs, and assigning them with the responsibilities associated with them. The process involves assigning the right job to an individual; the job should be fitting the… In general, staffing can be said to include several processes such as work force…
On Consciousness: Understanding John Searle's Basic Teachings
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On Consciousness: Understanding John Searle’s Basic Teachings Name Year Level – Section Subject Professor May 8, 2012 On Consciousness by John Searle 1. In the Electronic Reserve Reading “Consciousness,” John Searle poses some basic questions regarding the subjectivity of consciousness and whether this is strictly a biological process.… However, Searle points…
Mind and Consciousness Questions
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MIND AND CONSCIOUSNESS Name: Institution: Mind and Consciousness Questions Consciousness is the state of being aware of one’s environment and one’s own sensations and thoughts or in a nutshell, the state of being awake and aware of one’s surroundings.… John Searle defines consciousness to consist of inner, qualitative, subjective states and processes of…
Project: IT industry in Australia
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It has been argued by numerous researchers around the globe that the rapid growth of the pace of technological advancements across the globe is creating favourable effects on the process of development of Information Technology industry in the developed countries (James, 1986,… as well as developing countries of the world, developments in technologies and use…
CYBER-PSYCHOLOGY
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Cyberpsychology Introduction For quite a long time cyber psychology has been a topic of controversy especially in relation to Marxism theories. Karl Marx was a philosopher, economist and a revolutionary and his ancient theories have been conceptualized into the study of cyber psychology.… Human mind and its behavior in addition to interactions within the work…
Arguments
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This implies that their preference is not governed by similar principles. Therefore, the premise that concludes they will be shocked by the language and nudity of the movie is… It is based on assumptions that are not clearly indicated. This cannot be utilized to discredit Betsy’s dating trend. Subsequently, nature cannot attest to the fact that it has things…
The Robot-Reply and the Definition of Being Human
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Clients Name Name of Professor Name of Class Date The Robot-Reply and the Definition of Being Human The idea of artificial intelligence has a history that is as long as the history of science fiction. From the theme of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, arguably one of the first science fiction novels, the idea of human created intelligence, a sentient being created from the will of human science, has been a continuing fascination (Shelly, Panshin, Panshin, and Cook 162).…
Are Neuroscientists Able to Explain Human Consciousness
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The essay talks about the facts we've already known about the human consciousness. The paper also analyzes if the scientists are able to explain the human consciousness in terms of modern neuroscience and not with philosophical debate or qualitative psychological descriptions.… The essay "Are Neuroscientists Able to Explain Human Consciousness?" talks about…
Discuss whether the division between virtual and real is becoming more blurred through the use of augmented reality
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Since the inception of computer technology, researchers have anticipated about the probability of constructing smart machines that could compete with human intelligence. Provided the current pace of progresses in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and neural computing, such an… It is a part of common sense that we rarely can view it. It is an idea according to which…
Senior Philosophy : EXAM 2 Study Guide
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Henry Nabea Professor # Philosophy # 10 May, 2013. Exam Two Study Guide Quiz 1 Answer. In his book, Concept of Mind, Gilbert Ryle is willing to say that minds exist but he is unwilling to say that minds and bodies both exist. The reason he adduces to support his view is that minds and bodies belong to different categories and, therefore, it is a categorical mistake to lamp the two together as if they belonged to the same category (Ryle, 12).…
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