Tuesday, April 23

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner

I Am a Strange Loop

I Am a Strange Loop

Douglas R. Hofstadter

Can thought arise out of matter? Can self, soul, consciousness, “I” arise out of mere matter? If it cannot, then how can you or I be here? I Am a Strange Loop argues that the key to understanding selves and consciousness is the “strange loop”—a special kin…

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Shortlist

Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence
Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence
James L. Gould, Carol Grant Gould
Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics
Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics
Gino Segrè
On Deep History and the Brain
On Deep History and the Brain
Daniel Lord Smail
The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
Christine Kenneally

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