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Doing, Feeling, Meaning And Explaining

Harnad, Stevan (2011) Doing, Feeling, Meaning And Explaining. [Conference Paper]

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Abstract

It is “easy” to explain doing, “hard” to explain feeling. Turing has set the agenda for the easy explanation (though it will be a long time coming). I will try to explain why and how explaining feeling will not only be hard, but impossible. Explaining meaning will prove almost as hard because meaning is a hybrid of know-how and what it feels like to know how.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:doing, feeling, meaning, explaining, causation, Turing, robotics, computation, symbol grounding
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Robotics
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:7335
Deposited By:Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:04 May 2011 03:33
Last Modified:04 May 2011 03:33

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