A brood comb

….philosophical and other notes….

Paper on irreducibility of consciousness to a classical physical system

Posted by Tanas Gjorgoski on April 4, 2006

Few posts ago, I added a post called “replay argument”, which shows by reductio ad absurdum why a neural network can’t be conscious.
Here is a paper which is based on that thought experiment, and attacks not just possibility of conscious neural networks, but also the idea of reducibility of consciousness to a classical physical system in general.

You can download it here:Replay argument paper
The original post is here:Replay argument

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