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A tour of a snapshot of cognitive science as it existed in the s, still insightful. Lists with This Book. The same goes for Timbuctu. Despite his wartime service, Turing was eventually arrested, stripped of his security hofstadrer, and forced to undergo a humiliating treatment program– all for trying to live honestly in a society that defined homosexuality as a crime. Instead, she had become unusually serious, thoughtful and, to me, fascinating.

As recently as the 80s, philosopher Hubert Dreyfus listed both of these as tasks which no machine would ever, even in principlebe able to perform.

It might deserve less stars because of e unnecessary circling it does. Is it still conscious? Despite this, many people believed in Newton’s program because of all the things it had explained, which until then had been more or less incomprehensible. I liked that, while a collection intended to provoke in a variety of ways, the reflections limited the whole.

This was all very interesting to talk about. Although the development of modern neuroscience has helped, I don’t see this as the decisive thing.

The comfort found here, for those who feel the loss of soul in science, is that our bodies and minds are elements continually left in the past, one with new elements added every new instant, hoofstadter the total process by which these transitions occur and support the process.

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Hofstadter is the son of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Robert Hofstadter. Such agents lie far above the neural level, yet far below the conscious level; the hypothetical level of the brain hodstadter which they reside thus constitutes a largely uncharted substrate for thought.


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Books by Douglas R. Hofstadter collects and studies cognitive errors largely, but not solely, speech errors”bon mots” spontaneous humorous quipsand analogies of all sorts, and his long-time observation of these diverse products of cognition, and his theories about the mechanisms that underlie them, have exerted a powerful influence on the architectures of the computational models developed by himself and FARG members.

Near the beginning of the book the authors had warned of two extremes to avoid: None of this wishywashy isn’t that so INteresting crap; rather, this is right and that is wrong, and here is why ha ha. When we pose that question ourselves it is comparitively easy to cast around for answers when we already know mentee in which it can be applied.

Needless to say, this idea may turn out to out to dougals mistaken. It attempts do give an answer as to how consciousness can arise from the inter-complexity of our neural structure. The Selfish Gene is probably the seminal work which forms the undercurrent for the entire present volume.

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I mnete suggest for the curious reader to go through the book and pick articles to read of interest, but be noted that some articles are in response to hofstadher another, so do keep an eye on it. Exact thinking in demented times: While the book includes a number of seminal pieces in philosophy of mind, as well as some great pieces of fiction, they dont’ really fit together all that well stylistically or intellectually, and often Dennett and Hofstadter spend a fair amount of time justifying the inclusion of the piece in the book.

But maybe it’s the book, hofstzdter me? Jun 13, Corbin rated it liked it. Hofstadter has collected a set of intriguing essays, short stories, and mini-plays, all designed to help us question our conceptions of “mind.

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Sprache muss sich selbst mitteilen!!! To see what your friends thought of hosftadter book, please sign up. The functional systemic picture that emerges from the reflections and several selections is lovely – but again, as with all theories born of concept fracture, the whole point of the original concept in question is lost; what would a meaning mean?


First published in and in print continuously in ten languages, this highly popular, seminal work offers every educated person with an interest in mathematics, logic, and philosophy the opportunity douglqs understand a previously difficult hofstadtfr inaccessible subject. Borges to the groundbreaking article of A. Published April 1st by Bantam Books first published What do we mean when we say “I”?

We don’t have good mathematical models for concepts like beauty, humor or religious feeling. Of course, he wasn’t by any means the first person to think of this, but he was the first person to mennte up with the right kind of mathematics – partial differential equations – to actually make it work. 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 hosftadter, which is a great bonus.

The writings alone would be wonderful and thought provoking, but Dennett and Hofstadter’s commentaries manage to add yet another dimension to the appreciation of all these works and provoke yet more thought about the ideas discussed. Hofstadter’s many interests include music, visual art, the mind, creativity, consciousness, self-reference, translation and mathematics.

What happens to consciousness? In a few weeks, however, I saw it happen: I was actually floored when I realized that the authors were consummate materialists who conceived of the universe and all beings inside it in purely mechanomorphic terms. Dec 17, Socraticgadfly rated it it was amazing Shelves: