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Pages

27-36

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© Yolanda Walker 2013

Abstract

Machine functionalism, or, the computational theory of mind, states that the inner workings of the brain are akin to the information processing of a computer. There are numerous faults with this view. Not only are computers inaccurate models for brain states, but also consciousness--as understood as generating appropriate (behavior) outputs to corresponding inputs--can’t be generated through mechanical means.

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.7710/2155-4838.1073

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