Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

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Vintage Books, 1980 - Artificial intelligence - 777 pages
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"A metaphorical fugue on minds and machines in the manner of Lewis Carroll"--Cover subtitle.

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Review: Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

User Review  - Andrij Zip - Goodreads

Douglas Hofstadter's Gödel Escher Bach is a legitimate masterpiece, a book humming with ideas and life. GEB explores Kurt Gödel's incompleteness theorem, the art of MC Escher and Rene Magritte, the ... Read full review

Review: Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

User Review  - Mark Lawrence - Goodreads

Expand your mind! Not for the faint of heart & yet by no means dry. Hofstadter makes some fascinating observations about emergent properties (such as intelligence) and diverts us into the extremely ... Read full review

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About the author (1980)

Douglas R. Hofstadter is College of Arts and Sciences Professor of computer science and cognitive science at Indiana University and author of the Pulitzer-prize winning "G?del, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid".

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