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The emperor's new mind : concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics

Author: Roger Penrose
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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Advances the theory that despite burgeoning computer technologies, there will remain facets of human thinking that cannot be emulated by a machine.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Penrose
ISBN: 0198519737 9780198519737 0099771705 9780099771708
OCLC Number: 19724273
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, 1990.
Description: xiii, 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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?
Responsibility: Roger Penrose ; foreword by Martin Gardner.
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Advances the theory that despite burgeoning computer technologies, there will remain facets of human thinking that cannot be emulated by a machine.

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