Re: Human mind not Turing computable according to Eliezer?

From: Christian Szegedy (
Date: Sat Oct 09 2004 - 03:50:11 MDT

Ben wrote:

> Premise 1) FOR EACH computer, THERE EXISTS some problem which that computer
> can't solve
> Premise 2) NOT [ FOR EACH human, THERE EXISTS some problem which that human
> can't solve ]
> Conclusion) Therefore, humans are not computers
> The problem is that his premise 2 is false

No, these are not his arguments. They go by:

1) Assume that you are a TM.
2) Then here is a specific input I, on which you must fail.
3) Hey, but you can clearly produce the correct output
   on I! => Contradiction!

Premise 2 never entered the picture.

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