On Feb 6, 11:30 am, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote: > More seriously, in the chinese room experience, Searle's error can be > seen also as a confusion of level. If I can emulate Einstein brain, > "I" can answer all question you ask to Einstein,
You're assuming that a brain can be emulated in the first place. If that were true, there is no need to have the thought experiment. > but the trick is that > I emulate Einstein himself, and I provide the answer that Einstein > answers me (and I guess I will have to make some work to understand > them, or not). It still doesn't make you Einstein, which is Searle's point. Craig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.