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Re: [ontolog-forum] FW: Kripke resigns as report alleges he faked result

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From: John F Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2014 22:59:58 -0400
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That web site is a treasure trove of insights that explain other
puzzling developments.  For years, philosophers and AI researchers
argued about Searle's Chinese room article.  Most people thought it
was just a fabricated thought experiment.  But it's based on fact.    (01)

See the excerpt below.    (02)

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> John Searle’s homunculus announces phased retirement
> After 54 years of teaching at Berkeley, the man inside John Searle’s
> head has announced he will be entering a three-year phased retirement
> after the end of the current semester.  The diminutive Zhu Tao made
> the announcement at a press conference Monday in a rare out-of-costume
> appearance.
> At the conference Zhu said he is retiring from his current position
> in order to spend more time with Searle’s family. “I have become quite
> attached to these people,” Zhu said through a translator. “Although,
> admittedly, not being able to understand a word they say has limited
> the intimacy of our relationships.”    (04)

http://fauxphilnews.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/john-searles-homunculus-announces-phased-retirement/    (05)

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