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Which computers can think (if any)?

Which computers can think (if any)?

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementguest editor: Paul McNamara.
SeriesPhilosophical studies -- vol.71 (2)
ContributionsMcNamara, Paul.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21279570M

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