Chapter 3 Quiz 3

Chapter 3 Quiz 3

1. According the Rene Descartes, though animals appear to feel pain, they really don't. True

2. Which of the following is not generally regarded as a problem facing metaphysical dualism? a. Proving that human beings can reason.
b. Determining where the interaction between mind and body takes place.
c. Reconciling the success of brain science.
d. Determining how the interaction between mind a body happens.

3. According to proponents of eliminativism, even our deepest emotions of love are reducible to brain chemicals and electrical impulses. True

4. Which of the following statement is most accurate? a. Functionalism does not necessarily deny either dualism or physicalism.
b. Functionalism necessarily denies dualism.
c. Functionalism necessarily denies physicalism.
d. Functionalism necessarily denies both dualism and physicalism.

5. According to functionalism it is possible that advanced computers could feel pain. True

6. Which of the following best describes the Turing Test? a. When a computer can convince someone it is communicating with that it is a human being then we have to admit that computers can think.
b. When a computer can defeat all the world's chess masters then we must admit that computers can think.
c. When a computer can score a 100 on an IQ test we must admit that computers are intelligent.
d. When a computer learn from its mistakes we have to admit that computers can think.

7. Functionalism is more clearly connected to the weak AI theses but not the strong AI thesis. True

8. The Chinese Room experiment was an attempt to do which of the following? a. Support the strong AI thesis.
b. Pass the Turing Test.
c. Support functionalism.
d. Refute the strong AI thesis.

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