1. What is a Turing Machine?
- A computer which has successfully beaten many humans at chess
- A system which operates according to a machine table which specifies input and output
- A hypothetical system which would be a complete reproduction of the human brain, in silicon
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2. According to the computational theory of mind, what is thought?
- Thought is purely semantic
- The recognition and manipulation of thoughts on the basis of their syntactic properties
- A highly sophisticated computer program, which has greater causal powers than any machine ever could
3. What is the main conclusion of the Chinese Room Argument?
- Intentionality is not reducible to functions
- Only young children can understand chinese
- The room could not understand Chinese but a robot could
4. What does machine functionalism claim?
- Mental states are comparable with functional machine states
- Mental states are reducible to behaviour
- The mind is a non-physical computer
5. What conclusion of the Chinese Room Argument relates to the Turing Test?
- Turing's Test only applies to machines with video and audio input
- The room satisfies the Turing Test for understanding Chinese, but doesn't understand it
- The room does not satisfy the Turing Test for understanding Chinese
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