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In his paper Computer Machinery and Intelligence, Turing addresses some arguments against the ability of a computer to pass the Turing test, such as the Theological Argument, the Mathematical Objection and the Argument from Consciousness. I wonder what is the current status of this debate; are there strong counterarguments for Turing's objections? Moreover, what is the most relevant bibliography on this topic?

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EWD898 might be an intersting starting point.

The Fathers of the field had been pretty confusing: John von Neumann speculated about computers and the human brain in analogies sufficiently wild to be worthy of a medieval thinker and Alan M. Turing thought about criteria to settle the question of whether Machines Can Think, a question of which we now know that it is about as relevant as the question of whether Submarines Can Swim.

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