[Wittrs] Who lost to Deep Blue?

  • From: "jrstern" <jrstern@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 21:04:51 -0000

--- In Wittrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Gordon Swobe <wittrsamr@...> wrote:
> If I wanted to write a book titled _Syntax By Itself Is Neither Constitutive 
> Of Nor Sufficient for Semantics for Dummies_ then I would want to include in 
> that book a story with pictures about a man in a Chinese room who cannot, no 
> matter how hard he tries, understand Chinese symbols given that he has only 
> information about how to manipulate the symbols according to their forms.
> It's not a complicated concept, really!

Can you show us who ever said syntax *is* either constitutive or sufficient for 


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