Philosophy of artificial intelligence

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  • What Is The Turing Test?

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

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Searle 's Chinese Room '

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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

  • The Nature Of Knowledge, Reality, Existence, And Academic Discipline

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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

  • Minds, Brain And Programs By John R. Searle

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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

  • 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

  • Questions On The Chinese Room

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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

  • Computers Can Not Have Minds

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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

  • 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

  • The Chinese Room : Mental Experiment By John Searle

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    system that understands Chinese? According to the creators of the experiment, proponents of strong artificial intelligence - those who claim that adequate computer programs can understand natural language or possess other properties of the human mind, not simply simulate them - must admit that either the room understands the Chinese language, or passing the Turing test is not enough proof of intelligence. For the creators of the experiment none of the components of the experiment includes Chinese, and

  • Describe The Differences In Terms Of The'symbol Systems Between Human Perception And Machines That Use Deep Learning Techniques

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    a) Describe the similarities and differences in terms of the (1) computational processes and(2) symbol systems between human perception and machines that use deep learning techniques. According to the computational process, human brain and a machines that use deep learning techniques generally have major difference on three levels; (1) at the implementation level, human brain uses neurons as the basic units to process the signals while the computers use transistors as the basic logic gates for all