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Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, Hofstadter, Douglas R.
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Author Name    Hofstadter, Douglas R.

Title   Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Good

Edition   20

Publisher    Basic Books

ISBN Number    0465026567 / 9780465026562

Seller ID   SKU9141390

0465026567 Good. Light to moderate wear to covers/corners. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

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Douglas Hofstadter's book is concerned directly with the nature of "maps" or links between formal systems. However, according to Hofstadter, the formal system that underlies all mental activity transcends the system that supports it. If life can grow out of the formal chemical substrate of the cell, if consciousness can emerge out of a formal system of firing neurons, then so too will computers attain human intelligence. Godel Escher and Bach is a wonderful exploration of fascinating ideas at the heart of cognitive science: meaning, reduction, recursion, and much more.

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