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Minds and Machines - Lecture 1

Lecture 1 - Introduction: Searle against artificial intelligence

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Prof. Alex Byrne
24.09 Minds and Machines, Spring 2007
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2009-10-13
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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Supplementary lecture material is listed below.

1. The Mind as the Software of the Brain
Block, Ned. "Searle's Chinese Room Argument." Section 4 in "The Mind as the Software of the Brain." Chapter 11 in An Invitation to Cognitive Science. 2nd ed. Vol. 3. Edited by Daniel N. Osherson and Edward E. Smith. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780262650434.
2. The Mystery of Consciousness
Pinker, Steven. "The Mystery of Consciousness." TIME, January 19, 2007.
3. Computing Machinery and Intelligence
Turing, A. M. "Computing Machinery and Intelligence." Mind 59 (1950): 433-460.
4. Code-breaker: The Life and Death of Alan Turing
Holt, Jim. "Code-breaker: The Life and Death of Alan Turing." The New Yorker, February 6, 2006.



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