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Book Title: The Emperor's New Mind Concerning Computers, Minds and the Laws of PhysicsThe author of the book: Roger PenroseEdition: Oxford University Press (NY)Date of issue: November 9th 1989ISBN: 0198519737ISBN 13: 9780198519737Language: EnglishFormat files: PDFThe size of the: 8.11 MBCity - Country: No dataLoaded: 2883 timesReader ratings: 3.9 |

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In "The Emporer's New Mind," physicist Penrose argues that there are facets of human thinking, of imagination, that can never be emulated by a machine. Exploring a dazzling array of topics--complex numbers, black holes, entropy, quasicrystals, brain structure & the physical processes of consciousness--he demonstrates that laws even more wondrously complex than those of quantum mechanics are essential for the operation of a mind.

Note to the Reader

Acknowledgments

Foreword

Prologue

Can a computer have a mind? --

Algorithms and turing machines --

Mathematics and reality --

Truth, proof, and insight --

The classical world --

Quantum magic and quantum mystery --

Cosmology and the arrow of time --

In search of quantum gravity --

Real brains and model brains --

Where lies the physics of mind?

Epilogue

References

Index

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Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS is an English mathematical physicist and Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College. He has received a number of prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their contribution to our understanding of the universe. He is renowned for his work in mathematical physics, in particular his contributions to general relativity and cosmology. He is also a recreational mathematician and philosopher.### Reviews of the The Emperor's New Mind Concerning Computers, Minds and the Laws of Physics

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