Can Machines Think? Searle ‘contra’ Turing.This paper is an analysis of artificial intelligence.

Specifically, this paper will address one of the primary means in the philosophy of mind for testing machine intelligence. The focus of this analysis will be toward understanding 1) the Turing Test, and 2) John Searle’s ‘Chinese Room Argument’ which argues that the manipulation of symbols is not sufficient for a measure of thinking. 18 pgs. 20 f/c. 3b.