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4.0 out of 5 stars Mind Bending Stuff, 9 May 2003
This review is from: The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics (Popular Science) (Paperback)
This book made me go away and learn math. After that I came back and found it incredible. It has inspired me to read books in many diverse subjects and made me consider taking a second degree. I had previously read "Brief History of Time" and found it frustrating and limited. Penrose covers the subjects in that book in two chapters of this one, and in a much more satisfying way because he is not afraid to use math. If you're prepared for the work, go read this book
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