Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern
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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Review: Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and PatternUser Review - Manny Tingplants - Goodreads
The most intellectually stimulating grab-bag of magazine articles. Read if you are interested in the "paradox" of self-reference in language, the cold war promise of mutually assured destruction (it ... Read full review
Review: Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and PatternUser Review - Navneet Bhushan - Goodreads
Read it in early 1990s a fascinating collection of Hofstadter's articles published in scientific american magazine Read full review