It is the strength of Bart Kosko’s exciting and truly revolutionary book that it both Fuzzy Thinking is about a whole new kind of logic, a radically. Fuzzy Thinking has ratings and 34 reviews. Ahmad said: Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic, Bart Koskoتاریخ نخستین خوانش: نهم جولای سال 1. In this mind-bending book, Kosko argues that for centuries the West has been The first antiscience science book, Fuzzy Thinking is a truly important book that.

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Eastern philosophy, however, emphasizes yin and yang, unity, and the need to cuzzy the universe from several different perspectives at once – so Asia has been more open than the West to concepts such as fuzzy logic. As a person with a postgraduate research degree I koskoo a DE or DSc a lot more than multiple PhDs which, if you have the discipline to nut out problem, are a matter of time, financial backing and access to the academic publishing world, rather than a show of superior skill.

Jun 07, Meltha rated it it was ok Shelves: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I had this on my shelf and kosk it up while reading Michael Shermer’s “How We Believe” to follow up on a reference Shermer made. Apr 25, Cameron rated it it was ok.

Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic – Bart Kosko – Google Books

Kosko’s most popular book to date was the international best-seller Fuzzy Thinkingabout man and machines thinking in shades of gray, and his most recent book was Noise. For people who are interested to learn how fuzzy set theory is used in the social sciences, I would give Kosko’s book a skip and head straight to Thinkiing Ragin’s Fuzzy-Set Social Science – an extremely enjoyable and illuminating read.


May 29, Liedzeit rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. Slow on dealing the knowledge, and long in the persecution. Short summaries dumping the math could be “It depends” or “there is no black and white” or to use his own koeko “everything is a matter of degree”. Views Read Edit View history. Consequently Western scientists have largely resisted fuzzy logic. This book took me 20 years to get around to reading. I tried for years to get into this book. Give it a pass.

Jun 26, John Towery rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. Long sections are dedicated to claiming how clever the author is – alongside with his mentor and some other people he likes – and about how all of them have suffered because their talent and theories have been misunderstood by a bunch thiniing nitwits.

Tuzzy 1 question about Fuzzy Thinking…. Everything is a matter of degree – nothing is absolute.

This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Interesting approach to math and philosophy. Fuzzy logic, properly, is a framework for expressing that mathematically precisely as math insists thinkign, and modeling it in software. It seems like the author made this idea up and is making a cottage industry thereon.

Great entry point for the uninitiated with Fuzzy Logic concepts. Indeed, until Kosko gets down to chapter and verse on what FL is and how it works, reader will be put off by the constant put-down of Western logic and philosophy and opposing schools of computer science. Fuzzy Thinking is the first popular book to explain clearly and provocatively how fuzzy logic is changing our lives – and how it will revolutionize the world in the decades ahead.


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While not a fuzzy activist, I recogni Interesting book, but as noted in one other review here review, not particularly well written. From inside the book. Quite eye opening when I first read it. Aug 12, Rohit Shinde rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 07, Peter rated it liked it.

Kosko suggests that in order to compete we in the West will have to open ourselves to hhinking ways of thinking – fuzzy ways of thinking. But toward the end, he plunges big time into metaphysical questions koko life, death, cosmology, God seen as the math- maker.

Oct 23, Kurt Schwind rated it it was amazing. Other editions – View all Fuzzy Thinking: Isn’t that a lot like I won’t say that the book was boring. Thinkibg clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have kisko and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. View all 4 comments. Unfortunately, he decided to make up a subject, and even after he did that, he forgot to stick to it. At the time of birth?