Can Computers Think?
Introduction to Computer Science

CSC 106
Union College
Winter 2010



Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program? by John Searle (1990). Scientific American, January 1990, 26-31.


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.