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D. Hoffman Donald


Penguin Books Ltd

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Donald D. Hoffman is a Full Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California Irvine. He is the author Visual Intelligence (Norton 1998) as well as over one hundred scholarly articles on various aspects of human perception and cognition. He received a Distinguished Scientific Award of the American Psychological Association for early career research into visual perception the Rustum Roy Award of the Chopra Foundation and the Troland Research Award of the US National Academy of Sciences. His TED Talk entitled Do we see reality as it is? (2015) has been viewed over 2.5 million times.This book is pure sunshineyellow stopmeguysifImbeingcrazy California deepthink ... thoughtful stretching and occasionally brilliant.Don Hoffman is widely regarded as one of the deepest and most original thinkers of his generation of cognitive scientists. His startling argument has implications for philosophy science and how we understand the world around us. Yet despite his powerful intellect and strong opinions Hoffman is a genial writer with an unfailingly pleasant voice.In this masterpiece of logic rationality science and mathematics Donald Hoffman dismantles the local realism of Albert Einstein and the astonishing hypothesis of Francis Crick the scientific giants of the century. Read this book carefully and you will forever change your understanding of reality both that of the universe and your own self.Hoffmans truly radical theory will force us to ponder reality in a completely different light. Handle with care. Your perception of the world around you is about to be dismantled!Think you know whats really out there? Read this breathtaking whistlestop tour of a book that illuminates all the profound weirdness masked by our experience and assumptions.Empirical research on the human brain has made breathtaking progress during the last three decades. Whats missing though is an attempt to see the big picture of the kind Don Hoffman has introduced in this book. And he does so with the wit clarity and originality that characterizes all his work.A fresh view into who we truly are?one that transcends the perceptions that we accept as reality. Hoffman unapologetically takes us down a rabbit hole where we learn that all reality is virtual and that truth lies solely in you the creator.Captivating and courageous ... anyone who reads this book will likely never look at the world the same way again. Hoffman challenges us to rethink some of the most basic foundations of neuroscience and physics which could prove to be exactly what we need to make progress on the most difficult questions we face about the nature of reality.A groundbreaking examination of human perception reality and the evolutionary schism between the twoDo we see the world as it truly is? In The Case Against Reality pioneering cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman says no? we see what we need in order to survive. Our visual perceptions are not a window onto reality Hoffman shows us but instead are inter

Data Publikacji: 2019-08-13
Wymiary: 240 mm 162 mm 28 mm 498 gr

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