On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 6:12 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
>> It's possible to prove that computers can be conscious if it can be >> proved that the physical movement of the parts of the brain can be >> simulated by a computer. > > > Assuming you can prove consciousness is related to those physical movements. > OK. It goes like this: 1. Assume consciousness is caused by movement in the brain. 2. Assume that the brain movement is computable. 3. Then consciousness is computable. (4. But if consciousness is computable, then the physical world must be a product of consciousness rather than the other way around.) -- Stathis Papaioannou -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. 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.