Zombies and the Turing test

Journal of Consciousness Studies 2 (4):351-352 (1995)
Why did the plan of using zombie manufacture as a means of studying consciousness ever seem plausible? Why does it impress so many people today? The immediate reason surely lies in fascination with the Turing Test -- the suggestion that computer programs would be proved to be conscious if they managed to carry on conversations in a way that made them seem conscious to a naive observer
Keywords Consciousness  Metaphysics  Science  Zombie  Moody, T
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