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
It's a compendium of the most varied sorts. - Goodreads
Simply incredible writing. - Goodreads
Couldn't read it tooooo damn difficult to read - Goodreads
... also, it has lots of pretty pictures - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Alessandro - Goodreads

This book is wonderful! It is a deep immersion in Math, Music and Art with three great star. I found it a bit hard sometime . If you have time you should follow all the exercises proposed. I was thinking that everything is related....Reading this book I deeper think this. To read! Read full review

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User Review  - Charles Harries - Goodreads

If I was allowed only one piece of art to entertain me until I died, it would be this book. There is so much here, so much depth of cleverness and logic, that I think I would be able to come back to ... Read full review

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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