In our modern age, full of science and technology, physical existence often appears to be the most substantial and “real” aspect of the world.
Says Gregory Chaitin, algorithmic information theory pioneer: “The mind-body problem lives! A stimulating collection of contemporary perspectives.”
It’s time to get more intimately acquainted with the strange and wonderful numbers that hold our universe together.
I was reminded of this by an exchange today on Twitter, or X, or however somebody “rebrands” it tomorrow.
For the most part, computer scientists have tended to ignore Searle’s argument and the point of view that it represents.