Beyond the Doubting of a Shadow |
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Penrose (Roger) |

Source: Psyche, 2(23), January 1996 |

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**Replies To:**

__Bernard J. Baars___{1}: Can physics provide a theory of consciousness?__David J. Chalmers___{2}: Minds, machines, and mathematics__Solomon Feferman___{3}: Penrose's Gödelian argument__Stanley A. Klein___{4}: Is quantum mechanics^{5}relevant to understanding consciousness?__Tim Maudlin___{6}: Between the motion and the act….__John McCarthy___{7}: Awareness and understanding in computer programs__Daryl McCullough___{8}: Can humans escape Gödel?__Drew McDermott___{9}: Penrose is wrong__Hans Moravec___{10}: Roger Penrose's gravitonic brains

- General remarks
- Some technical slips in Shadows
- The central new argument of Shadows
- The "bare" Gödelian case
- Gödel's "theorem-proving machine"
- The issue of errors
- The "unknowability" issue
- AI and MJC
- Mathematical Platonism
- What has Gödel's theorem to do with physics?
- How could physics actually help?
- State-vector reduction
- Free will
- Some remarks on biology
- What is consciousness?

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^{11}. - Response to reviews of "Penrose (Roger) - Shadows of the Mind".
- See Penrose - Beyond the Doubting of a Shadow.

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