The Emperor’s New Mind

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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.

ISBN: 9780198784920 Author: Tester, Penrose Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 28th April 2016 Imprint: Oxford University Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 006.3 (edition:23) Pages: xxix, 602 Language: English Edition: Revised edtion Readership: / Code: Category: Subjects: ,

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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