[Wittrs] Re: Semantics, Meaning, Understanding and Consciousness

  • From: Gordon Swobe <gts_2000@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 07:26:12 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Sun, 3/28/10, SWM <wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Why does the CRA end with a conclusion that
> programs running on computers can never cause minds?

1) Minds have semantics and 2) as illustrated by the thought experiment, formal 
programs do not suffice for semantics. 

Therefore formal programs do not suffice for minds.



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