scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 924
John R Searle wrote Minds Brains and Programs to prove that the idea of a synthetic machine having the ability to think was erroneous and the only thing capable of having a mind is a human brain Mr Searle uses the Chinese Room experiment as an example in his argument to prove his argument The experiment first began where Mr Searle locked himself in a room with an instruction manual written in English With his manual he begins to follow the instructions provided to him on what to do when he receives a Chinese script on one end of the room and which Chinese script to respond with and hand out at the other end of the room Searle supports his argument by first discussing the use and application of Artificial Intelligence of computers and its relationship with the ability of cognitive states and how they cannot be applied to computers just yet The other support Searle uses in his argument is the use of the Chinese Room which was used to counterexample the Turing Test which made people think computers had the ability to have a conversation with humans He supports his conclusion by stating that computers do not have the ability to know the syntax or semantics that pertain to a mind In this essay I will explain and support Mr John Searles argument that computers do not yet have the ability to think the only thing of thinking so far is a human brainTo begin with I will explain the two ideas concerning the relationship between minds and computers Searle first starts with in his argument The first relationship Searle spoke about was a weak AI Artificial Intelligence A Weak AI benefits in the use of a computer studying the mind With the use of a weak AI Searle would be able to simulate mental activity Although it can simulate and predict what occurs in the mind it is still not considered
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA