Gomes, Lee
May 2009
Forbes Asia;5/11/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p16
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.


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