Re: computationalism and supervenience

From: 1Z <>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 15:02:52 -0000

Stathis Papaioannou wrote:

> What I meant was, if a computer program can be associated with
> consciousness, then a rigid and deterministic computer program can also
> be associated with consciousness -

That doesn't follow. Comutationalists don't
have to believe any old programme is conscious.
It might be the case that only an indeterministic
one will do. A deterministic programme could
be exposed as a programme in a Turing Test.

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Received on Fri Aug 25 2006 - 11:04:44 PDT

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