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Gödel, Escher, Bach : an eternal golden braid

Author: Douglas R Hofstadter
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this book applies Godel's seminal contribution to modern mathematics to the study of the human mind and the development of artificial intelligence.
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Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-
Gödel, Escher, Bach.
New York : Basic Books, ©1979
(OCoLC)609773541
Named Person: Johann Sebastian Bach; M C Escher; Kurt Gödel; Johann Sebastian Bach; M C Escher; Kurt Gödel; Johann Sebastian Bach; M C Escher; Kurt Gödel; Johann Sebastian Bach; Maurits Cornelis Escher; Kurt Gödel; Maurits C Escher; Johann Sebastian Bach; Johann Sebastian Bach; Maurits C Escher
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas R Hofstadter
ISBN: 0465026850 9780465026852
OCLC Number: 4570277
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize General Non-Fiction Category 1980.
Description: xxi, 777 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: GEB:A musico-logical offering --
The mu-puzzle --
Meaning and form in mathematics --
Figure and ground --
Consistency, completeness, and geometry --
Recursive structures and processes --
The location of meaning --
The propositional calculus --
Typographical number theory --
Mumon and Gödel --
EGB: Levels of description and computer systems --
Brains and thoughts --
Minds and thoughts --
Bloop and floop and gloop --
On formally undecidable propositions of TNT and related systems --
Jumping out of the system --
Self-ref and self-rep --
Church, Turing, Tarski, and others --
Artificial intelligence: retrospects --
Artificial intelligence: prospects --
Strange loops, or tangled hierarchies.
Responsibility: Douglas R. Hofstadter.
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