|The Biological Assumption|
The brain is the hardware (or "wetware") on which the software of the mind is run. Thinking is a symbolic process that is implemented in the neurons of the brain and that can also be implemented in the circuits of a digital computer.
Also see the:
- "Is a brain a computer?" arguments on Map 1
- "Is biological naturalism valid?" arguments on Map 4
- "Are connectionist networks like human neural networks?" arguments on Map 5
- and sidebar "Formal Systems: An Overview" on Map 7.
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