Metamagical Themas: Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern

Basic Books, 4 de ago. de 2008 - 880 páginas
Hofstadter's collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.

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This is a collection of the columns Douglas Hofstadter wrote for Scientific American when he took over Martin Gardner's regular "Mathematical Games" column. (The name of this book and of Hofstadter's ... Ler resenha completa

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While this is not exactly a review, I thought I'd leave a few comments here. I recently got this on Kindle, so I've been slowly revisiting a few choice bits here and there. For what it's worth, I was ... Ler resenha completa

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Sobre o autor (2008)

Douglas Hofstadter is College of Arts and Sciences Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. His other books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid; Metamagical Themas; The Mind's I; Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies; Le Ton beau de Marot; and Surfaces and Essences, with Emmanuel Sander. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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