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1

Why do Newell and Simon say that Computer Science is an empirical enquiry?

Because we can look inside machines and programs to see how they were designed.

2

What do Newell and Simon point out as a structural requirement for intelligence?

The ability to store and manipulate symbols.

3

What do Newell and Simon mean by "general intelligent action?"

Human intelligence

4

Where does evidence for the necessity of the physical symbol system hypothesis come from?

Cognitive Psychology