Shadows Of The Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness

Shadows Of The Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness

By: Roger Penrose (author)Paperback

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Shadows of the Mind is a profound exploration of what modern physics has to tell us about the mind, and a visionary description of what a new physics - one that is adequate to account for our extraordinary brain - might look like. It is also a bold speculation on the biological process that makes consciousness what it is. In this illuminating book Penrose provides powerful arguments to support his conclusion that there is something in the conscious activity of the brain that transcends computation - and will find no explanation in terms of present-day science.

About Author

Professor Sir Roger Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He has received a number of prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780099582113
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780099582113
  • weight: 330
  • ISBN10: 0099582112

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