I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand, namely, exactly nothing.John Searle
My car and my adding machine understand nothing: they are not in that line of business.John Searle
We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars, adding machines, and other artifacts, but nothing is proved by such attributions.John Searle
is a famous American philosopher,
who was born on
July 31, 1932. As a person born on this date, John Searle is listed in our database as the 32nd
most popular celebrity for the day (July 31) and the 70th most popular for the year (1932).
People born on July 31
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
John Searle is the 1028th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to John Searle's birthday, John Searle is the 6524th most famous American and ranks 18th in famous people born in Denver, Colorado, U.S.
In general, John Searle ranks as the 12571st
most popular famous person, and the 56th most popular philosopher of all time.
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