Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern

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Basic Books, 1985 - Computers - 852 pages
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Hofstadter's bestselling collection of brilliant and quirky essays has been reissued to coincide with the paperback release of Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies. "Reading Metamagical Themas is perhaps the closest thing imaginable to taking a voyage through a mind".--San Francisco Chronicle. 124 line drawings.
  

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Hofstadter took over Martin Gardner's Scientific American column, Mathematical Games, for a couple of years, and wrote some fine essays in his own column, Metamagical Themas (an anagram of Gardner's ... Read full review

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Contents

I
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II
xiii
III
xviii
IV
xxii
V
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VIII
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About the author (1985)

Douglas R. Hofstadter directs the Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition at Indiana University, and is the College of Arts and Sciences professor of cognitive science and computer science. He is the author of several highly regarded books, including Gödel, Escher, Bach and Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies.

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