The mind as a computational system [article]

Christoph Adami
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The present document is an excerpt of an essay that I wrote as part of my application material to graduate school in Computer Science (with a focus on Artificial Intelligence), in 1986. I was not invited by any of the schools that received it, so I became a theoretical physicist instead. The essay's full title was "Some Topics in Philosophy and Computer Science". I am making this text (unchanged from 1985, preserving the typesetting as much as possible) available now in memory of Jerry Fodor,
more » ... ose writings had influenced me significantly at the time (even though I did not always agree).
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