Re: Simplicity, the infinite and the everything (42x)

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 22:15:51 +1000

2008/8/14 Brent Meeker <>:

> In principle we could create and artificial environment for two copies of the AI
> and keep them identical. But then it's a metaphysical question as to whether
> there are two separate consciousness. If consciousness is computation then
> "same computation"="same consciousness". The usual form of duplication that
> Bruno postulates contemplates two copies at separate places in this world - in
> which case they do diverge immediately.

This interesting question is considered in the following paper:

Stathis Papaioannou
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