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The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul

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Brilliant, shattering, mind-jolting, The Mind's I is a searching, probing nook--a cosmic journey of the mind--that goes deeply into the problem of self and self-consciousness as anything written in our time. From verbalizing chimpanzees to scientific speculations involving machines with souls, from the mesmerizing, maze-like fiction of Borges to the tantalizing, dreamlike fiction of Lem and Princess Ineffable, her circuits glowing read and gold, The Mind's I opens the mind to the Black Box of fantasy, to the windfalls of reflection, to new dimensions of exciting possibilities.

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ISBN:
9780553345841
Subtitle:
Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul
Other:
Hofstadter, Doug
Author:
Hofstadter, Doug
Author:
Hofstadter, Douglas R.
Author:
Hofstadter, Douglas R.
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Self
Subject:
Soul
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Intellect
Subject:
Consciousness
Subject:
Soul -- Literary collections.
Subject:
New Age x
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
map GP-188
Publication Date:
April 1985
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.99x6.02x1.07 in. 1.21 lbs.

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