John R. Searle: The Chinese Room and Other Anomalies of Consciousness?
Take your pick of any of the readings suggested below by the esteemed Mr. Brockert who it is assumed will be guiding us through the discussion. Searle was agreed to be discussed at the last meeting as an outgrowth of the discussion on C.S. Peirce. If in the alternative, you would like to focus on just Searle's revolutionary argument of the Chinese Room and AI, here is an excellent and brief summary: