7 July 1994
Show More The Astounding Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul by Francis Crick.
Simon and Schuster, 317 pp., £16.99, May 1994, 9780671711580Show More
“... obeying instructions to place green pyramids on top of red cubes, or whatever) irrespective of whether this was how real brains worked. This ‘top-down’ approach was once memorably encapsulated by MargaretBoden as ‘You don’t need brains to be brainy.’ The silicon chemistry of the microchip could effectively incarnate (or better, I suppose, inmachinate) the carbon chemistry of the neurons. The ...”