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Dai racconti di Lem ai dialoghi di Hofstadter, passando per le riflessioni orientaleggianti di Smullyan, non mancano classici della letteratura scientifica in generale come “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” di Turing o “Geni Egoisti” di Dawkins: Which body is my body?

Douglas R. Hofstadter, Daniel C. Dennett’s El Ojo De La Mente PDF

Hofstadter and Daniel C. This is a book to look at the study of Pay particular attention to the preface where Hofstadter writes “Our purpose is not so much to answer the big questions directly as to jolt everyone”.

Robert Oppenheimer, described his work as “one of the greatest contributions to the sciences in recent times. Sprache muss sich selbst mitteilen!!!

FARG models also have an overarching philosophy that Looking forward to a third. The introduction, written by Dennett, is also very good. Exact thinking in demented times: It’s also turned me on to a few authors who I may have never heard of otherwise, and whose writings I found to be extraordinary, which is a great bonus.


The way one met people was usually b I was given this book as a gift from one of the most interesting persons I’ve ever known.

Jul 17, Chant Cowen rated it really liked it. Jan 07, Peter Mcloughlin rated it it was amazing Shelves: A collection of essays and short stories from scientists, philosophers, and fiction authors, all dealing with concepts related to the self and self-consciousness.

Hofstadter, Douglas R. 1945-

What do we really know about our own past conscious experience, say, even 5 years ago? Douglas grew up on the campus of Stanford University, where his father was a professor. Presumably that’s how Natalie and I met.

Even as a religious concept it has been, throughout the ages, fraught with complications which for a while kente were happy to turn their heads and ignore for the sake of comfort and stability. Butterfly in the quantum world: We don’t have good mathematical models for concepts like beauty, humor or religious feeling.

This was not the age for a new enlightenment: From verbalizing chimpanzees to scientific speculations involving machines with souls, from the mesmerizing, maze-like fiction of Borges to the tantalizing, dreamlike fiction of Lem and Princess Ineffable, her circuits glowing read and gold, The Mind’s I opens the mind to the Black Box of fantasy, to the windfalls of reflection, to new dimensions of exciting possibilities.

But the catch—and an awesomely disorienting catch it was—was a HUGE bait-and-switch revealed all the way near the end! By the end, I was actually endeared to mu and to an understanding of the mechanistic process of nature, even in reductionist terms. Is this recurring feedback what creates consciousness?


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Some great mind-benders in here. On Having Hogstadter Head—A fun and strangely convincing essay about the myth we have all bought into that tells us we have heads. Jun 13, Corbin rated it liked it.

When we pose that question ourselves it is comparitively easy to cast around for answers when we already know ways in which it can be applied. A really thought-provoking collection of essays and short stories about sentience.

First published in and in print continuously in ten languages, this highly popular, seminal work offers hofztadter educated person with an interest in mathematics, logic, and philosophy the opportunity to understand a previously difficult and inaccessible subject.

The butterfly came out of a simple-sounding question: Douglas attended the International School of Geneva for a year. Jan 29, John Jr.

Dec 17, Socraticgadfly rated it it was amazing Shelves: Each work is followed by commentary from either Dennett or Hofstadter.