On 12/8/2011 7:41 AM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Dec 8, 9:33 am, Quentin Anciaux<allco...@gmail.com> wrote:
The UD argument is not a proof of computationalism being true, is an
argument that shows computationalism (I can be run on a digital computer)
is not compatible with materialism. It shows that to be able to predict
your next moment (if computationlism is true) then the primitive material
world is of no use (if there is one).
Computationalism can be false, but the argument is not about it being true,
it is about considering it true and see the implications.
Doesn't computationalism already imply independence from materialism
No. Most people suppose that computation can only be realized by material processes:
there is no Platonia. Go back and read the arguments with Peter D. Jones.
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