[Wittrs] Re: Searle's CRA and its Implications

  • From: Gordon Swobe <gts_2000@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 18:21:58 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Tue, 3/16/10, BruceD <wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> --- In Wittrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx,
> Gordon Swobe <wittrsamr@...> wrote:
> 
>> If you believe a million cpu's doing syntactic
>> operations on symbols will generate conscious understanding
> 
> ...then  you'd believe that the brain, as a computer,
> generates understanding. But if you don't believe that the
> computer-brain generates understanding, then what do you believe
> generates understanding?
> 
> 1. the brain, but not as a computer.
> 2. not the brain.

1.

-gts



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