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Shadows of the mind : a search for the missing science of consciousness

Author: Roger Penrose
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [1996?], ©1994.
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Presents the author's thesis that consciousness, in its manifestation in the human quality of understanding, is doing something that mere computation cannot; and attempts to understand how such non-computational action might arise within scientifically comprehensive physical laws.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Penrose
ISBN: 0195106466 9780195106466
OCLC Number: 35107671
Description: xvi, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Consciousness and computation --
The Godelian case --
The case for non-computability in mathematical thought --
The quest for a non-computational physics of mind --
Structure of the quantum world --
Quantum theory and reality --
Quantum theory and the brain --
Implications?
Responsibility: Roger Penrose.
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Presents the author's thesis that consciousness, in its manifestation in the human quality of understanding, is doing something that mere computation cannot; and attempts to understand how such non-computational action might arise within scientifically comprehensive physical laws.

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