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Product Description: General relativity ranks among the most accurately tested fundamental theories in all of physics. Deficiencies in mathematical and conceptual understanding still exist, hampering further progress. This book collects surveys by experts in mathematical relativity writing about the current status of, and problems in, their fields...read more

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9783642068195 | Springer Verlag, April 15, 2006, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: General relativity ranks among the most accurately tested fundamental theories in all of physics.

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Product Description: This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else--and you don't need to be a mathematician to enjoy them...read more
By Roger Penrose (foreword by) and Mircea Pitici (editor)

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9780691160412 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 19, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world.

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9788483066812, titled "El camino a la realidad / The Road to Reality: Una guía completa de las leyes del universo / A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe" | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, September 30, 2006), cover price $34.95

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9786073122696 | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, May 1, 2014), cover price $30.95

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9788499891996 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, October 6, 2011), cover price $14.95

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Product Description: La revolucionaria y exitosa obra de Roger Penrose El camino a la realidad presentaba una guía completa y comprensible de las leyes que rigen el universo desde nuestro conocimiento actual. En Ciclos del tiempo, su libro más ambicioso, Penrose va mucho más allá: desarrolla una visión inédita de la cosmología y propone una respuesta inesperada a la pregunta: ¿Qué pasó antes del Big Bang?Las dos ideas clave que hay detrás de esta nueva visión son un penetrante análisis de la Segunda Ley de la termodinámica (que establece el principio de la entropía) y el estudio de la geometría de cono de luz del espacio-tiempo...read more

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9788483069226 | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, November 19, 2010), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: La revolucionaria y exitosa obra de Roger Penrose El camino a la realidad presentaba una guía completa y comprensible de las leyes que rigen el universo desde nuestro conocimiento actual.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author...read more

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9780199219377 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author...read more

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9780199219384 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author...read more

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9780199219391 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author...read more

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9780199219407 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author.

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Product Description: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author...read more

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9780199219414 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2010, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author.

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Product Description: In seinem Klassiker erläutert der international führende Mathematiker und Physiker, Sir Roger Penrose, seine These, dass die geistigen Fähigkeiten des menschlichen Gehirns nicht durch Berechnungen von Elektronengehirnen erreicht werden können - und provozierte eine neue KI-Debatte...read more

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9783827413321 | Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, March 21, 2002, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In seinem Klassiker erläutert der international führende Mathematiker und Physiker, Sir Roger Penrose, seine These, dass die geistigen Fähigkeiten des menschlichen Gehirns nicht durch Berechnungen von Elektronengehirnen erreicht werden können - und provozierte eine neue KI-Debatte.

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Product Description: This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology’s essential questions: What came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? And what cosmic future awaits us?  Penrose shows how the expected fate of our ever-accelerating and expanding universe—heat death or ultimate entropy—can actually be reinterpreted as the conditions that will begin a new “Big Bang...read more

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9780307278463 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 2012), cover price $16.95 | also contains Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe | About this edition: This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology’s essential questions: What came before the Big Bang?
9780226206202, titled "Alternative Altars: Unconventional and Eastern Spirituality in America" | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1981, cover price $5.50 | also contains Alternative Altars: Unconventional and Eastern Spirituality in America, Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe

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9780307933171 | Unabridged edition (Random House, May 3, 2011), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the best-selling author of The Emperor’s New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmology’s most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang?

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Product Description: This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology’s essential questions: What came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? And what cosmic future awaits us?  Penrose shows how the expected fate of our ever-accelerating and expanding universe—heat death or ultimate entropy—can actually be reinterpreted as the conditions that will begin a new “Big Bang...read more

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9780307265906 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 3, 2011, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: From the best-selling author of The Emperor’s New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmology’s most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang?

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9780307278463 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 2012), cover price $16.95 | also contains Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe | About this edition: This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology’s essential questions: What came before the Big Bang?
9780226206202, titled "Alternative Altars: Unconventional and Eastern Spirituality in America" | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1981, cover price $5.50 | also contains Alternative Altars: Unconventional and Eastern Spirituality in America, Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe

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Product Description: The proponents of artificial intelligence want to prove that it is only a matter of time before computers will be doing everything that a human mind can do. They take it for granted that pleasure and pain, the appreciation of beauty and humour, consciousness and free will are capacities that a computer will display once the appropriate programs of algorithms have been developed...read more

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9781558004726, titled "Emperors New Mind" | Dove Entertainment Inc, April 1, 1992, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The proponents of artificial intelligence want to prove that it is only a matter of time before computers will be doing everything that a human mind can do.
9781558002531, titled "The Emperor's New Mind" | Dove Entertainment Inc, December 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: He begins this 1989 book by stating, "The question of whether a mechanical device would ever be said to think---perhaps even to experience feelings, or to have a mind---is not really a new one.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780198519737 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 9, 1989, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Advances the theory that despite burgeoning computer technologies, there will remain facets of human thinking that cannot be emulated by a machine

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9780198784920 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do.
9780192861986 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 12, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For decades, proponents of artificial intelligence have argued that computers will soon be doing everything that a human mind can do.
9780140145342 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 1991), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Advances the theory that despite burgeoning computer technologies, there will remain facets of human thinking that cannot be emulated by a machine

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9781931056786 | Abridged edition (New Millenium Audio, December 1, 2001), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Advances the theory that despite burgeoning computer technologies, there will remain facets of human thinking that cannot be emulated by a machine.

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Product Description: What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic beliefs, or flights of fancy? In fact, acclaimed physicist and bestselling author Roger Penrose argues that researchers working at the extreme frontiers of physics are just as susceptible to these forces as anyone else...read more

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9780691119793 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 30, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe?

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Product Description: In diesem Buch verteidigt Roger Penrose seine These, daß Bewußtsein auf quantentheoretischer Basis erklärt werden könnte - wobei er sich der Kritik des theoretischen Physikers und Kosmologen Stephen Hawking, der Philosophin Nancy Cartwright und des Philosophen Abner Shimony stellt...read more

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9783827402899, titled "The Large the Small and the Human Mind" | Gardners Books, September 22, 1998, cover price $23.15 | also contains The Large, the Small and the Human Mind | About this edition: Läßt sich Bewußtsein physikalisch erklären?
9780521563307 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: In this book, Roger Penrose presents a masterly summary of those areas of physics in which he feels there are major unsolved problems.

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9783827413314, titled "The Large the Small and the Human Mind" | Gardners Books, March 21, 2002, cover price $13.90 | also contains The Large, the Small and the Human Mind | About this edition: In diesem Buch verteidigt Roger Penrose seine These, daß Bewußtsein auf quantentheoretischer Basis erklärt werden könnte - wobei er sich der Kritik des theoretischen Physikers und Kosmologen Stephen Hawking, der Philosophin Nancy Cartwright und des Philosophen Abner Shimony stellt.

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Product Description: In diesem Buch verteidigt Roger Penrose seine These, daß Bewußtsein auf quantentheoretischer Basis erklärt werden könnte - wobei er sich der Kritik des theoretischen Physikers und Kosmologen Stephen Hawking, der Philosophin Nancy Cartwright und des Philosophen Abner Shimony stellt...read more

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9783827402899, titled "The Large the Small and the Human Mind" | Gardners Books, September 22, 1998, cover price $23.15 | also contains The Large, the Small and the Human Mind | About this edition: Läßt sich Bewußtsein physikalisch erklären?

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9783827413314, titled "The Large the Small and the Human Mind" | Gardners Books, March 21, 2002, cover price $13.90 | also contains The Large, the Small and the Human Mind | About this edition: In diesem Buch verteidigt Roger Penrose seine These, daß Bewußtsein auf quantentheoretischer Basis erklärt werden könnte - wobei er sich der Kritik des theoretischen Physikers und Kosmologen Stephen Hawking, der Philosophin Nancy Cartwright und des Philosophen Abner Shimony stellt.
9780521785723 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 2000), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Roger Penrose's views on the large-scale physics of the Universe, the small-scale world of quantum physics and the physics of the mind are controversial and widely discussed.
9780521655385 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $12.95 | also contains How Bible Stories Work: A Guided Study of Biblical Narrative

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Product Description: Roger Penrose's original and provocative ideas about the large-scale physics of the Universe, the small-scale world of quantum physics and the physics of the mind have been the subject of controversy and discussion. These ideas were set forth in his best-selling books The Emperor's New Mind and Shadows of the Mind...read more

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9788446025634, titled "Lo grande, lo pequeno y la mente humana / The Big, the Small and the Human Mind" | 1 edition (Akal Ediciones Sa, May 10, 2006), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Roger Penrose's original and provocative ideas about the large-scale physics of the Universe, the small-scale world of quantum physics and the physics of the mind have been the subject of controversy and discussion.
9788483230473 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: Como dice Martin Gardner en el prólogo a esta obra, "los grandes matemáticos y físicos encuentran sobremanera difícil -o poco menos que imposible- escribir un libro que los profanos podamos entender". Sin embargo, Roger Penrose, uno de los más notables físico-matemáticos de la actualidad, ha emprendido la tarea de producir este libro, destinado al público culto en general en donde expone principios de la teoría de la relatividad, de la mecánica cuántica y otros...read more

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9789681665173 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2005, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Como dice Martin Gardner en el prólogo a esta obra, "los grandes matemáticos y físicos encuentran sobremanera difícil -o poco menos que imposible- escribir un libro que los profanos podamos entender".

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Product Description: Einstein afirmaba que lo más incomprensible acerca del universo es que es comprensible. ¿Estaba en lo cierto? ¿Pueden la teoría cuántica de campos y la teoría de la relatividad general de Einstein, las dos teorías más precisas y exitosas de toda la física, unirse en una única teoría cuántica de la gravedad?Aunque se ha ava...read more

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9788499898841 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, November 15, 2012), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Einstein afirmaba que lo más incomprensible acerca del universo es que es comprensible.

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