The Combination Reply
Perhaps, taken separately, the Systems Reply and the Robot Reply and the Brain Simulator Reply each fails to prove that computers can think; but taken together, they conclusively show that an artificially embodied syntactic system can think.
That is, a total Chinese-speaking system that included a robotic body, transducers, and a brain simulator would be able to think.

Anticipated by John Searle 1980a, 1980b, 1990b.
Artificial Intelligence »Artificial Intelligence
Can computers think? [1] »Can computers think? [1]
Yes: physical symbol systems can think [3] »Yes: physical symbol systems can think [3]
The Chinese Room Argument [4] »The Chinese Room Argument [4]
The Combination Reply
Knowing how the robot works »Knowing how the robot works
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