## The Large, the Small and the Human MindRoger 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. This book is a fascinating and accessible summary of Roger Penrose's current thinking on those areas of physics in which he feels there are major unresolved problems. It is also a stimulating introduction to the radically new concepts which he believes will be fruitful in understanding the workings of the brain and the nature of the human mind. |

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### Contents

Spacetime and Cosmology | vii |

The Mysteries of Quantum Physics | 34 |

Physics and the Mind | 77 |

On Mentality Quantum Mechanics and the Actualization of Potentialities | 128 |

Why Physics? | 145 |

The Objections of an Unashamed Reductionist | 153 |

Roger Penrose Responds | 157 |

Goodsteins Theorem and Mathematical Thinking | 170 |

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