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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Great introduction to the recent edition. - Goodreads
Massively overhyped, atrocious writing. - Goodreads
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Review: Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

User Review  - Marissa - Goodreads

This might be my favorite book of all time. It's full of information about various areas of math and science and philosophy, and it is chock full of delightful wordplay (one of my favorite things). I almost always catch something new every time I read it, and I've read it many, many times. Read full review

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

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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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