Week 3, Feb. 12

Read the article by John Searle entitled “Minds, Brains and Programs.”

What do you think is the best objection to his “Chinese Room Argument.” Why?

Do you think that his argument succeeds despite this objection? Why or why not?

Please be sure to formulate your arguments in a logical fashion, as if you were writing a philosophy paper. For more on how to do this check these pages:

Jim Pryor’s Guidelines on philosophical argument
Jim Pryor’s Guidelines on writing a philosophy paper


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: