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    Nathan was creating an artificial intelligence. Nathan reveals to Caleb that he has been brought for the

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    Test is a test described by Alan Turing to define whether a robot has indistinguishable human intelligence or behaviour. John Searle attempts to disprove the theory of the Turing Test through his Chinese Room thought experiment. In this experiment, Searle proposes that a man unwittingly communicates to a native speaker through the use of a program. Searle presents the prepositions that artificial intelligence is solely syntactic and do not constitute conscious “intention”- that the man in the room did

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    and everything around them, and even what is right and wrong in the world they live in. However, today’s philosophy is somewhat different than it once was in the age of Aristotle, Plato, and Descartes. One of the more current and controversial questions that has been pondered by philosophers of the Twenty and Twenty-First Centuries is whether or not it is possible for artificial intelligence, such as phones, laptops, or Smart TV’s, to function like a human brain would. These days, we have the capability

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    John Searle’s Chinese Room Argument John Searle is an American Philosopher, born July 31, 1932. He is known for a widely spread argument in Philosophy called the “Chinese Room Argument”. He published his work onto paper in 1980. The argument follows that: “Searle imagines himself alone in a room following a computer program for responding to Chinese characters slipped under the door. Searle understands nothing of Chinese, and yet, by following the program for manipulating symbols and numerals just

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    In “Minds, Brains and Programs” by John R. Searle exposed his opinion about how computers can not have Artificial intelligence (Al). Searle portraits this claim about computers through an experiment he created called the “Chinese Room” where he shows that computers are not independent operating systems and that they do not have minds. In order to understand better the experiment Searle demonstrates the contrast between strong and weak Al, which later through my paper I will explain what this means

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    Turing, Searle, and Artificial Intelligence

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    year old boy, whose mother is questioning the appropriateness of punishing him for his behavior. We cannot answer the mother's question without speculating as to what A.M. Turing and John Searle, two 20th century philosophers whose views on artificial intelligence are starkly contrasting, would say about this predicament. Furthermore, we must provide fair and balanced consideration for both theorists’ viewpoints because, ultimately, neither side can be “correct” in this scenario. But before we compare

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    In Minds, Brains, and Programs John Searle objects to Computational Theory of Mind (CTM), particularly that running a program on a computer and manipulating symbols does not mean that the computer has understanding, or more generally a mind. In this paper I will first explain Searle’s Chinese Room, then I will explain CTM and how it relates to the Chinese Room. Following this I will describe how the Chinese Room attacks the CTM. Next I will explain the Systems Reply to the Chinese Room and how

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    John Searle first proposed the argument known as The Chinese Room Argument in a book he wrote in 1984. The argument is well known if not famous and has become one of the best-know arguments in recent philosophy. Searle imagines himself locked in a room following a computer program for responding to questions written in Chinese characters slipped under the door. Searle does not understand Chinese writing, but he can follow the computer program to manipulate symbols and numerals to easily respond to

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    thinking it (the machine) is the human. Turing states that if the machine is successful, then the machine does have a mind. Turing’s machine has the ability to answer any question presented to it, and Turing saw this ability as a sign of extreme intelligence. On the other hand, Searle argued that this

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    The Chinese Room Argument Essay

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    John Searle formulated the Chinese Room Argument in the early 80’s as an attempt to prove that computers are not cognitive operating systems. In short though the immergence of artificial and computational systems has rapidly increased the infinite possibility of knowledge, Searle uses the Chinese room argument to shown that computers are not cognitively independent. John Searle developed two areas of thought concerning the independent cognition of computers. These ideas included the definition

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