Why think that the brain is not a computer?

Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
In this paper, I review the objections against the claim that brains are computers, or, to be precise, information-processing mechanisms. By showing that practically all the popular objections are either based on uncharitable interpretation of the claim, or simply wrong, I argue that the claim is likely to be true, relevant to contemporary cognitive (neuro)science, and non-trivial.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
MIKWTT
Upload history
Archival date: 2017-11-04
View other versions
Added to PP index
2017-11-04

Total views
1,574 ( #2,556 of 64,190 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
37 ( #20,782 of 64,190 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.