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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
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099803706 (0099803704)
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
5.0 Physics and Computer Science for Laymen: "The Emperor's New Mind" by Roger Penrose
Penrose certainly has a generous idea of his readers' mathematical ability. It's a kind of running joke among Penrose-fans: he always starts his books by saying you'll find it tough going if you haven't got a 12th Year (in Portugal)/GCSE (in the UK) in math, but that he'll explain it as he goes if y...
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Samir's Critical Corner rated it
I got so bored... too much formalism with having to explain all the mathematical and physical principles from the ground up before adding his own thoughts to the theme of consciousness. It all became too mucky to follow and keep track of, it felt more like a textbook for Penrose's ideas rather than ...
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0.0 The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics
Tabling this one for now... doesn't come in Kindle edition, and that's where I'm reading from lately.
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
I suggested that one could imagine Albertine's gang in A L'Ombre Des Jeunes Filles En Fleurs as a kind of wave function of girls (see my review), and that made me think of The Emperor's New Mind. Given that it's all about quantum mechanics, I suppose it's appropriate that I have two different and co...
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