Chinese Room



Chinese Room

An argument used by philosopher John Searle against strong AI. The argument is based upon a human translator in a room who uses instructions to translate Chinese phrases successfully, but never understands the actual language and is therefore not intelligenct in a contextual manner.

Articles on that refer to Chinese Room

Chapter 6: Locked in His Chinese Room By Ray Kurzweil
Chapter 2: I Married a Computer By John Searle
The Age of Intelligent Machines: Can Computers Think? By Mitchell Waldrop
A Computational Foundation for the Study of Cognition By David Chalmers
Gelernter, Kurzweil debate machine consciousness By Rodney Brooks, Ray Kurzweil, and David Gelernter
Letter from Hans Moravec By Hans Moravec
Introduction: Are We Spiritual Machines? By George Gilder and Jay W. Richards
One Half of An Argument By Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Intelligent Machines: Footnotes By Ray Kurzweil
Review of Flesh and Machines: How Robots Will Change Us by Rodney Brooks By Ray Kurzweil

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Are We Spiritual Machines?: Ray Kurzweil vs. the Critics of Strong A.I.

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John Searle's Chinese Room