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
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This book is a massive undertaking, and not advised for the faint of heart. I tried to read the book as a student in high school, and failed. The problem is a combination of the content, style, and ... Read full review

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There seems to be some confusion over what this book is actually about. The heart of it is the ancient question of consciousness, what it is, how this relates to our brains as physical beings, and ... 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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