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The Mind's I: Fantasies And Reflections On Self & Soul
     

The Mind's I: Fantasies And Reflections On Self & Soul

by Douglas R. Hofstadter, Daniel C. Dennett
 

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ISBN-10: 0465030912

ISBN-13: 9780465030910

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Basic Books


With contributions from Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Dawkins, John Searle, and Robert Nozick, The Mind's I explores the meaning of self and consciousness through the perspectives of literature, artificial intelligence, psychology, and other disciplines. In selections that range from fiction to scientific speculations about thinking machines, artificial intelligence,

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With contributions from Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Dawkins, John Searle, and Robert Nozick, The Mind's I explores the meaning of self and consciousness through the perspectives of literature, artificial intelligence, psychology, and other disciplines. In selections that range from fiction to scientific speculations about thinking machines, artificial intelligence, and the nature of the brain, Hofstadter and Dennett present a variety of conflicting visions of the self and the soul as explored through the writings of some of the twentieth century's most renowned thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465030910
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
335,596
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1190L (what's this?)

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