Thinking is a rule following process
Any psychological theory must ulitmately decompose psychological phenomena into neural processes that do not require intelligence to implement. Those neural processes can be characterised by Turing-type rules, and hence are computable.
Raymond J. Nelson, 1989.


Also see the "Do humans use rules as physical symbol systems do?" arguments on Map 3, the "Do connectionist networkds follow rules?" arguments on Map 5 and the "Is the relation between hardware and software similar to to that between human brains and minds?" arguments on Map 3.

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