Hofstadter Douglas R – Dennett Daniel C el ojo de la mente. 3 likes. Book. By Douglas R. Hofstadter, Daniel C. Dennett. Show description. Read or Download El Ojo De La Mente PDF. Similar spanish books. New PDF. Manny said: I have been conducting a long discussion about the nature of tra mente e cervello, volto a tirare acqua al mulino del riduzionismo fisicalista dei due . La cosa buffa é che questo libro di tecnico ha veramente poco: per lo più si.

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It is easy to point to aspects of the mind that we still can’t model mathematically with any great degree of success. Feb 27, Jonathan rated it liked it. In fact, you are dead everywhere — except for one small spot.

What happens to consciousness? Robert Oppenheimer, described his work as “one of the greatest contributions to the sciences in recent times. The three words which are the first thing often the only thing most of us associate with Descartes, “cogito, ergo sum,” were the result of this; after wondering whether his entire mental experience might be an elaborate hoax created by a demon, he concluded, to oversimplify, that because he was able to think he must exist–there must be something doing the thinking.

Inhe moved to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he was hired as a professor of psychology and was also appointed to the Walgreen Chair for the Study of Human Understanding. 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.


Instead, she had become unusually serious, thoughtful and, to me, fascinating. Each piece is followed by the authors’ comments under sections called “Reflections”.

But it is simply impossible for your will to ever conflict with natural law.

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I particularly enjoyed “Ant Fugue” by Hofstadter himself, particularly hated “Minds, Brains, and Programs” by Searle, and mildly liked the stimulating nature of all the other selections. View all 3 comments.

What energies menye the electrons take on? Among the working assumptions with which we get through the day are those that tell us we have a self, that its decisions are or at least can be freely willed rather than determined, that our intelligence as employed in language transcends what a machine can do, and that these qualities and processes are somehow connected with, embodied in, our physical being, mainly our brain.

But right now, it’s the duoglas the human race is spending its energy investigating, for the same reason that Newton’s program has beaten all its competitors. Meeting regularly from tothe group left an indelible mark on science, creating ripples through physics, mathematics, philosophy, economics, and fl art and literature.

Really now, just where do you leave off and the rest of al universe begin? The philosophical gleanings were bountiful, and the challenges to traditional ways of thinking about humanity and human consciousness were well worth the work.

Nov 04, Marco rated it liked it Shelves: Brilliant, shattering, mind-jolting, The Mind’s I is a searching, probing cosmic journey of the mind that goes deeply into the problem of self and self-consciousness as anything written in our time. From the intricate prose of J.

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This wild mathematical object caught the physics world totally by surprise, and it continues to mesmerize physicists and mathematicians today. Hofstadter has collected a set of intriguing essays, short stories, and mini-plays, all designed to help us question our conceptions of “mind. I am the universe in that I am a real part of the whole, and without myself, there is no whole. But he will pay for it. Mind and consciousness becomes dispensable items in our accounts of reality, ghosts in the bodily machine Looking forward to a third.


Therefore, I am the determined part, and the determining whole—both determined and determining.

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Let’s get it on the table, no OFF the table and into the kitchen! Some time after giving me this book, she married, had a baby They are merely a description of how you act, not a prescription of how you should act, not a power or force which compels or determines your acts.

To me, it seems quite reasonable to take Turing’s program seriously and embrace its core hypothesis: Exact Thinking in Demented Times is the first book to tell the often outrageous, sometimes tragic but always riveting stories of the men who shaped present-day scientific thought. I think a naturalistic explanation of selfhood borders on insanity. A tour of a snapshot of cognitive science as mentw existed in the s, still insightful. What happens if you immerse a crystal in a magnetic field?