I missed the thought experiment, but IMHO thought is an intentioned
expression of some kind. Intentioned means that there is a living self to
do the intentioning. Then one might think of thinking as a paste board on which
one can paste and manipulate representations of the thoughts in the
form of symbols, signs or icons.
This is what Peirce's semiotics is like.
[Roger Clough], [rclo...@verizon.net]
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen
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Time: 2012-11-30, 13:37:46
Subject: Re: Against Mechanism
On 11/30/2012 4:42 AM, Roger Clough wrote:
Hi Jason Resch
What does physics (and multiple world theory) have to do with
emulating human thinking ? Physics is deterministic, human thought
That's what Bruno's trying to explain with his thought-experiment.? "Comp"
implies that if physics is deterministic then human thought is too, but "you"
is indeterminate (as John Clark insists at length). If physics is not
deterministic then neither is human thought, but it may be approximately so by
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