The Emperor's New Mind

The Emperor's New Mind Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics - Oxford Landmark Science

Revised edtion

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Synopsis

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.

Book information

ISBN: 9780198784920
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Revised edtion
DEWEY: 006.3
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 11889
Number of pages: xxix, 602
Weight: 460g
Height: 132mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 37mm