|Chinese Room: thought experiment by J.R. Searle - in a locked room sits a man who does not understand Chinese and translates notes that are slipped through under the door into Chinese with the help of a book with instructions. The discussion is about whether one can describe the system as a whole as an understanding system._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Peter Lanz on Chinese Room - Dictionary of Arguments
Chinese RoomVsComputer Model/VsSimulation as an explanation of skills. Chinese RoomVs computer model / VsSimulation as an explanation of capabilities: The thought experiment of the chinese room was developed by J. R. Searle to show that the mind or its activity cannot be simulated by a computer. Another consequence is that simulation cannot be used to explain (human) abilities. See also further entries for Chinese Room._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Vom Begriff des Geistes zur Neurophilosophie
Philosophie im 20. Jahrhundert, A. Hügli/P. Lübcke, Reinbek 1993