Programs of the Mind

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Science  04 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5676, pp. 1450-1451
DOI: 10.1126/science.1099945

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What Is Thought?. by Eric B. Baum. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004. 492 pp. $40, £25.95. ISBN 0-262-02548-5.

Approaching the problem of the mind from a computer science perspective, Baum argues for a computational explanation of though--one that sees the mind as "a complex but compact program."