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

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User Review  - Annaleely Leely - Goodreads

In truth, i just read/re-read the dialogue bits between Achilles and the Tortoise. Read full review

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User Review  - Stefan Novakovic - Goodreads

Fascinating/genius in bursts, but ultimately way too long and meandering. I Am A Strange Loop is a much better read (by the same author and tackles a lot of the same themes). 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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