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Date: 1999

"Whether the brain operates like a computer is a strictly empirical question to be settled by neurophysiology."

— Dreyfus, Hubert L. (b. 1929)

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Date: 1999

"No such simple answer can be given to the related but quite different question: whether the mind functions like a digital computer, that is, whether one is justified in using a computer model in psychology."

— Dreyfus, Hubert L. (b. 1929)

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Date: 1999

"In fact, the same empirical evidence presented for the assumption that the mind functions like a digital computer tends, when considered without making this assumption, to show that the assumption is empirically untenable."

— Dreyfus, Hubert L. (b. 1929)

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Date: 1999

"In the absence of any empirical or a priori argument that such a formalism for processing physical inputs does or must exist, and given the empirical evidence that the brain functions like an analogue computer, there is no reason to suppose and every reason to doubt that the processing of...

— Dreyfus, Hubert L. (b. 1929)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.