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Description - The Emperor's New Mind by Roger Penrose

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 crystallised big ideas, and shaped the way we think.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198784920
ISBN-10: 0198784929
Format: Paperback / softback
(195mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 20-Apr-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Roger Penrose

Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford, as well as an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College. He is known for his work in mathematical physics, in particular for his contributions to general relativity and cosmology. His books include Shadows Of The Mind ( Vintage, 1995); The Road to Reality (Vintage, 2006); and The Nature of Space and Time, co-authored with Stephen Hawking (Princeton University Press, 2015). He has received several prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics, which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their contribution to our understanding of the universe.

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