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.


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