On 21/09/2007, "Hal Finney" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> As far as functionalism, I agree that this kind of analysis argues
> against it.  Indeed the post from Wei Dai which introduced this concept,
> which I quote here, http://www.udassa.com/origins.html (apologies for the
> incompleteness of this web site), suggests that the size of a computer
> would affect measure, contradicting functionalism.

How does this contradict functionalism? Functionalism needs to be true
in order for the computer program to be conscious in the first place.




-- 
Stathis Papaioannou

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