The Emperor's New Mind

Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

Roger Penrose,

The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics
 
 
For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.Oxford Landmark Science books are 'must-read' classics of modern science writing which have crystallized big ideas, and shaped the way we think.


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