Can Computers Think?
Introduction to Computer Science

CSC 106
Union College
Winter 2010



Computing Machinery and Intelligence by Alan Turing (October 1950). Mind LIX (236): 433–460. If you google the title, you can also find other html versions online.


Here are some questions to guide your reading. You don't have to answer these questions in writing. However, you will have to hand in an essay arguing your position for our in-class debate. So, take some notes now that you can use for the preparation of the debate later on.