The mind's I: fantasies and reflections on self and soul, Volume 1

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Bantam Books, 1982 - Philosophy - 501 pages
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Essays from some of the 20th century's greatest thinkers explore topics as diverse as artificial intelligence, evolution, science fiction, philosophy, reductionism, and consciousness, presenting a variety of conflicting visions of the self and the soul. Illustrations.

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User Review  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

Since I don't hold to the author's views about consciousness -- or the possibility of algorithmic self-awareness -- this book's ideas are not compelling. Instead, I recommend that after reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - NielsenGW - LibraryThing

Neither Douglas Hofstadter nor Daniel Dennett are easy writers to read quickly. Dennett’s Darwin’s Dangerous Idea and Hofstadter’s Surfaces and Essences are two of the most demanding books I’ve picked ... Read full review

Contents

Soul Searching
47
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
53
A Coffeehouse Conversation
69
Copyright

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