ISBN: 0192861980
Title: The Emperor's New Mind:
Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics (Popular Science)
Author: Roger Penrose
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: 2002-12-12
Number Of Pages: 640
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Some love it, some hate it, but The Emperor's New Mind, physicist Roger Penrose's 1989 treatise attacking the foundations of

strong artificial intelligence, is crucial for anyone interested in the history of thinking about AI and consciousness. Part survey of

modern physics, part exploration of the philosophy of mind, the book is not for casual readers--though it's not overly technical, it

rarely pauses to let the reader catch a breath. The overview of relativity and quantum theory, written by a