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Software and Mind: The Mechanistic Myth and Its Consequences

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Software and Mind: The Mechanistic Myth and Its Consequences
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Publisher: Andsor Books
ISBN/ASIN: 0986938904
ISBN-13: 9780986938900
Number of pages: 944

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Addressing general readers as well as software practitioners, Software and Mind discusses the fallacies of the mechanistic ideology and the degradation of minds caused by these fallacies. The book shows that the mechanistic ideology has turned most of our software-related activities into pseudoscientific pursuits.

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