TITLE

MIND VERSUS MACHINE

AUTHOR(S)
Gomes, Lee
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/11/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the views of various philosophers on the theory proposed by scientists that computers can have consciousness someday. Philosophers Hubert Dreyfus and John Searle believe that the brain is much more than a huge computer and that computers can never have consciousness like humans. Alva Noe, a philosophy teacher, says neuroscientists, who claim thoughts could be interpreted by looking at brain scans, are undermining the complexity of brain.
ACCESSION #
41227130

 

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