Perhaps the most engaging and creative tour of modern physics that has ever been written (Sunday Times)

Roger Penrose – The Emperor’s New Mind (1989)

For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence’ have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

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