Re: computationalism and supervenience

From: Bruno Marchal <>
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2006 15:32:32 +0200

Le 16-sept.-06, à 10:10, Colin Geoffrey Hales a écrit :

> 5) Re a fatal test for the Turing machine? Give it exquisite novelty by
> asking it to do science on an unknown area of the natural world. Proper
> science. It will fail because it does not know there is an outside
> world.

And you *know* that?

We can *bet* on a independent reality, that's all. Justifiably so
assuming comp, but I think you don't.

Self-referentially correct machine can *only* bet on their
self-referential and referential correctness.


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Received on Sat Sep 16 2006 - 09:33:55 PDT

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