The curious case of the chinese gym

Synthese 95 (2):173-86 (1993)
Searle has recently used two adaptations of his Chinese room argument in an attack on connectionism. I show that these new forms of the argument are fallacious. First I give an exposition of and rebuttal to the original Chinese room argument, and then a brief introduction to the essentials of connectionism.
Keywords Artificial Intelligence  Language  Semantics  Searle, J
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DOI 10.1007/BF01064587
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John R. Searle (1980). Minds, Brains and Programs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 (3):417-57.
Paul Smolensky (1988). On the Proper Treatment of Connectionism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 11 (1):1-23.
John Searle (1980). Intrinsic Intentionality. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 (3):450.

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Mark Sprevak (2007). Chinese Rooms and Program Portability. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 58 (4):755 - 776.

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