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Artificial intelligence and materialism philosophy

The mind-body dualism, in philosophy, maintains that the mind and the brain are two distinct categories and one cannot be explained in terms of the other: Mental phenomena are not physical and cannot be explained in physical terms. Materialism philosophy argues that only matter exists and all phenomena, even mental phenomena, are the result of interactions of matter. Thus, the mind is just the working of the physical brain. Many in the artificial intelligence community support the materialism philosophy.
Would you agree with the materialism philosophy? State your reason.
Extending this argument, is it possible for artificial intelligence to surpass human intelligence? Substantiate your position with references, length around 500 words.

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Would you agree with the materialism philosophy? State your reason.

The agreement is with both materialism and with the mind-body dualism in philosophy. Both arguments are polar sides of the same phenomenon, as is science and spirituality (i.e. religion).

Materialism philosophy argues that only matter exists and all phenomena, even mental phenomena, are the result of interactions of matter. Thus, the mind is just the working of the physical brain. The mind of a person, animal, organism is like the software inside of a physical computer. The observer may not exist without the hardware in its time/space reality. As a case in point, your thoughts, as your non-physical mind, exists in unison with where you are right now. When you were an infant, the baby brain was in ...

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Artificial intelligence and materialism philosophy are examined.

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