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The mind's I : fantasies and reflections on self and soul

Author: Douglas R Hofstadter; Daniel Clement Dennett
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From some of the 20th century's greatest thinkers, essays on topics as diverse as artificial intelligence, evolution, science fiction, philosophy, reductionism, and consciousness

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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas R Hofstadter; Daniel Clement Dennett
ISBN: 0465030912 9780465030910
OCLC Number: 46392769
Notes: Includes selected writings of Jorge Luis Borges and others with reflections by the authors.
Description: vii, 501 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Borges and I / Jorge Luis Borges --
On having no head / D.E. Harding --
Rediscovering the mind / Harold J. Morowitz --
Computing machinery and intelligence / A.M. Turing --
The Turing test : a coffeehouse conversation / Douglas R. Hofstadter --
The princess Ineffabelle / Stanislaw Lem --
The soul of Martha, a beast / Terrel Miedaner --
The soul of the Mark III beast / Terrel Miedaner --
Spirit / Allen Wheelis --
Selfish genes and selfish memes / Richard Dawkins --
Prelude ... ant fugue / Douglas R. Hofstadter --
The story of a brain / Arnold Zuboff --
Where am I? / Daniel C. Dennett --
Where was I? / David Hawley Sanford --
Beyond rejection / Justin Lieber --
Software / Rudy Rucker --
The riddle of the universe and its solution / Christopher Cherniak --
The seventh Sally, or how Trurl's own perfection led to no good / Stanislaw Lem --
Non serviam / Stanislaw Lem --
Is God a Taoist? / Raymond M. Smullyan --
The circular ruins / Jorge Luis Borges --
Minds, brains, and programs / John R. Searle --
An unfortunate dualist / Raymond M. Smullyan --
What is it like to be a bat? / Thomas Nagel --
An epistemological nightmare / Raymond M. Smullyan --
A conversation with Einstein's brain / Douglas R. Hofstadter --
Fiction / Robert Nozick --
Further reading --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: composed and arranged by Douglas R. Hofstadter and Daniel C. Dennett.

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