This video is a special release from the original Thinking Allowed series that ran on public television from 1986 until 2002. It was recorded in about 1987.
Will computers ever achieve consciousness? John Searle is a professor of philosophy and cognitive science at U.C. Berkeley and author of Intentionality and Minds, Brains and Science. He challenges the notion that the human mind operates like a computer, pointing out that intentionality and other human faculties are not achievable through artificial intelligence.
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Published on November 5, 2022