Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern

Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern

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by Douglas R. Hofstadter
     
 

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A bestselling collection of brilliant and quirky essays, on subjects ranging from biology to grammar to artificial intelligence, that are unified by one primary concern: the way people perceive and think.

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A bestselling collection of brilliant and quirky essays, on subjects ranging from biology to grammar to artificial intelligence, that are unified by one primary concern: the way people perceive and think.

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ISBN-13:
9780553342796
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1986

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"This wonderful collection tackles virtually every area of fascination and controversy in science today."

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Douglas R. Hofstadter directs the Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition at Indiana University, and is the College of Arts and Sciences professor of cognitive science and computer science. He is the author of several highly regarded books, including Gödel, Escher, Bach and Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies.

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