Beyond basic definitional issues, the notion that computers might be able
to think also raises several philosophical objections.
Three of these objections include issues related to:
Intelligence includes our being able to make our own decisions.
We consciously think through arguments and approaches as we solve problems.
The symbol system hypothesis
Basically, processing in computers involves manipulating symbols; does
processing in the human brain go beyond symbol manipulation?
created 8 January 2007|
last revised 9 January 2007