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The emperor's new mind

concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

About the Edition

Advances the theory that despite burgeoning computer technologies, there will remain facets of human thinking that cannot be emulated by a machine.

Table of 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?

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [452]-460.

Includes index.

Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, 1990.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
006.3
Library of Congress
Q335 .P415 1989

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 466 p. :
Number of pages
466

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2190164M
Internet Archive
emperorsnewmindc00penr
ISBN 10
0198519737
LC Control Number
89008548
OCLC/WorldCat
19724273
Library Thing
14982
Goodreads
1726876
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