Chinese Room is the most famous and discussed thought experiment devoted to the possibility of artificial intelligence.
Imagine that artificial intelligence is possible. What is it? First of all it’s a machine based on programs. Program is a set of syntactic rules. These rules simply regroup some sequences of symbols into another. But whether it gives raise to a real intelligence with feelings, emotions etc.? Thought experiment “Chinese Room” of John Searle are aimed to show that it doesn’t. Co-director of our Center Dmitry Volkov and Maria Falikman discussed that experiment within the mutual project with Postnauka “Philosophy of mind from A to Z”.
Dmitry Volkov and Maria Falikman discussed that thought experiment within a mutual project with Postnauka “Philosophy of mind from A to Z”.