The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul
The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul. Douglas R. Hofstadter and Daniel C. Dennett, composers and arrangers. New York: Basic, 1981. New York: Bantam, 1982.
Anthology of stories, essays, etc. with extensive introd. comments and following "Reflections" by the "composers"—most quite relevant for questions of human consciousness, AI, the mind/body problem, and free will vs. determinism. Contents cited in the Wiki: FICTION: T. Miedaner, "The Soul of the Mark III Beast" (excerpt); J. Leiber, "Beyond Rejection" (excerpt); R. Rucker, "Software" (excerpt); S. Lem, "The Seventh Sally" and "Non Serviam" (complete short stories); BACKGROUND: A. M. Turing, "Computing Machinery and Intelligence"; R. Dawkins, "Selfish Genes and Selfish Memes" (excerpt); D. W. Sanford, "Where Was I?" Also includes a biblio. essay on the topics covered. See under Background, the entry for D. R. Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach.