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Product Description: Acquaints the specialist in relativity theory with some global techniques for the treatment of space-times and will provide the pure mathematician with a way into the subject of general relativity.

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9780898710052 | Society for Industrial & Applied, June 1, 1972, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Acquaints the specialist in relativity theory with some global techniques for the treatment of space-times and will provide the pure mathematician with a way into the subject of general relativity.

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Product Description: The English-language edition of the COLLECTED WORKS of Marx and Engels, which was a joint publication of Lawrence & Wishart Ltd., London, International Publishers Co. Inc., New York, and Progress Publishers and the Institute of Marxism-Leninism, Moscow, includes all the works of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels published in their lifetime and a considerable part of their legacy of manuscripts as well as their letters...read more

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9780717805389 | Intl Pub, September 1, 1982, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The English-language edition of the COLLECTED WORKS of Marx and Engels, which was a joint publication of Lawrence & Wishart Ltd.

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Product Description: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time. Twistors have, in recent years, attracted increasing attention as a mathematical tool and as a means of gaining new insights into the structure of physical laws...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521252676 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1986, cover price $157.99 | About this edition: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time.

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Product Description: Recent developments in quantum theory have focused attention on fundamental questions, in particular on whether it might be necessary to modify quantum mechanics to reconcile quantum gravity and general relativity. This book is based on a conference held in Oxford in the spring of 1984 to discuss quantum gravity...read more
By C. J. Isham (editor) and Roger Penrose (editor)

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9780198519720 | Clarendon Pr, October 30, 1986, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Recent developments in quantum theory have focused attention on fundamental questions, in particular on whether it might be necessary to modify quantum mechanics to reconcile quantum gravity and general relativity.

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Product Description: This volume introduces and systematically develops the calculus of 2-spinors. This is the first detailed exposition of this technique which leads not only to a deeper understanding of the structure of space-time, but also provides shortcuts to some very tedious calculations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521337076 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This volume introduces and systematically develops the calculus of 2-spinors.

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Product Description: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time. Twistors have, in recent years, attracted increasing attention as a mathematical tool and as a means of gaining new insights into the structure of physical laws...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521347860 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $104.99 | About this edition: Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study of space-time.

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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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Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules (view table of contents)

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9780198539780 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 20, 1994, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules

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9780195106466 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 22, 1996), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules

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9783860252604 | Gardners Books, September 18, 1995, cover price $35.50

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Product Description: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united into a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? In The Nature of Space and Time, two of the world’s most famous physicists―Stephen Hawking (A Brief History of Time) and Roger Penrose (The Road to Reality)―debate these questions...read more

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9780691168449 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
9780691145709 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
9780691150949 | Gardners Books, January 1, 1996, cover price $18.00 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time
9780538623384, titled "Marketing in a Global Economy" | Intl Thomson Education Group, October 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | also contains Marketing in a Global Economy, The Nature of Space and Time

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9781400834747 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time

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Product Description: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united into a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? In The Nature of Space and Time, two of the world’s most famous physicists―Stephen Hawking (A Brief History of Time) and Roger Penrose (The Road to Reality)―debate these questions...read more

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9780691037912 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Presents a series of lectures delivered in 1994 by Hawking and Penrose, renowned professors at Cambridge and Oxford, respectively, on the general topic of how mathematical physics might best represent the realities of the universe.

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9780691168449 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
9780691050843 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 18, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents a series of lectures delivered in 1994 by Hawking and Penrose, renowned professors at Cambridge and Oxford, respectively, on the general topic of how mathematical physics might best represent the realities of the universe.
9780691150949 | Gardners Books, January 1, 1996, cover price $18.00 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time
9780538623384, titled "Marketing in a Global Economy" | Intl Thomson Education Group, October 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | also contains Marketing in a Global Economy, The Nature of Space and Time

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9781400834747 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Nature of Space and Time

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9781439503980 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.

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Product Description: Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary. 'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' makes available for the first time in many years the texts of two of Schrödinger's most famous lecture series...read more
By Roger Penrose (foreword by) and Erwin Schrodinger

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9781107431836, titled "Nature and the Greeks and Science and Humanism" | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 15, 2014), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary.
9780521575508 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists and philosophers of the twentieth century, and his lectures are legendary.

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Product Description: Excellent Book

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9780201150254 | Reprint edition (Perseus Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Explores vectors, symmetry in physical laws, the special theory of relativity, relativistic energy and momentum, space-time, and curved space
9780201150261 | Har/com edition (Perseus Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Focusing on topics related to Einstein's theory of relativity, this book and audio CDs reproduce the author's lectures of the 1960s.

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9780465025268 | Basic Books, March 22, 2011, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Excellent Book
9780465023936 | Basic Books, April 5, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: No twentieth-century American scientist is better known to a wider spectrum of people than Richard P.
9780201328424 | Perseus Books, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explores vectors, symmetry in physical laws, the special theory of relativity, relativistic energy and momentum, space-time, and curved space
9780201328417, titled "Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry and Space-Time" | Pap/com edition (Basic Books, March 8, 1997), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: No twentieth-century American scientist is better known to a wider spectrum of people than Richard P.

A tale of the near future finds humankind finally beginning to settle on Mars; but soon after a colony is established, civilization on Earth comes to a crashing end, forcing the pioneers to fend for themselves. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780312254735 | St Martins Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A tale of the near future finds humankind finally beginning to settle on Mars, but soon after a colony is established, civilization on Earth comes to a crashing end, forcing the pioneers to fend for themselves

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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 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: 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 | 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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A definitive overview of the physical laws that govern the known universe offers an accessible introduction to the mysteries of cutting-edge science as it describes the physics and mathematics of realtivity, explains the theory of quantum mechanics and the standard model of particle physics, and discusses cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, string and M theory, and other topics. Reprint.

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9780679454434 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 22, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Presents an overview of the physical laws of the universe, with an explanation of the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics, cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, string and M theory, and other topics.

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9780679776314 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 2, 2007), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Presents an overview of the physical laws of the universe, with an explanation of the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics, cosmology, the Big Bang, black holes, and string and M theory.

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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: 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: 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 nos dice Martin Gardner en su Prólogo a esta obra, los grandes matemáticos y físicos se encuentran sobremanera difícil 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 ...read more

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9788483461174 | Italian edition edition (Debolsillo, January 30, 2007), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Como nos dice Martin Gardner en su Prólogo a esta obra, los grandes matemáticos y físicos se encuentran sobremanera difícil escribir un libro que los profanos podamos entender.

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Product Description: El avance de la ciencia ha ido modificando radicalmente nuestra manera de comprender el universo a lo largo de la historia. Gracias al progreso científico, los conceptos físicos y matemáticos han transformado nuestra visión: desde Ptolomeo y los pensadores griegos, que concebían el espacio como esferas y mundos planos supe...read more

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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 | About this edition: El avance de la ciencia ha ido modificando radicalmente nuestra manera de comprender el universo a lo largo de la historia.

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Product Description: Rare book

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9788420627564 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $51.95 | About this edition: Rare book

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Product Description: This book presents the hotly debated question of whether quantum mechanics plays a non-trivial role in biology. In a timely way, it sets out a distinct quantum biology agenda. The burgeoning fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology, quantum technology, and quantum information processing are now strongly converging...read more
By Roger Penrose (foreword by)

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9781848162679 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, January 30, 2009, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: This book presents the hotly debated question of whether quantum mechanics plays a non-trivial role in biology.

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