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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.


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

The ability to store and manipulate symbols.


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

Human intelligence


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

Cognitive Psychology