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

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