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Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid


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. Gödel, Escher, Bach is a wonderful exploration of fascinating ideas…

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ISBN 10 : 0140289208
ISBN 13 : 9780140289206

'What is a self and how can a self come out of inanimate matter?' This is the riddle that drove Douglas Hofstadter to write this extraordinary book. In order to impart his original..


G Del Escher Bach

ISBN 10 : 0140179976
ISBN 13 : 9780140179972

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G Del Escher Bach

ISBN 10 : 0140055797
ISBN 13 : 9780140055795

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ISBN 10 : OCLC:933815492
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I Am A Strange Loop

ISBN 10 : 9780465030798
ISBN 13 : 0465030793

An original, endlessly thought-provoking, and controversial look at the nature of consciousness and identity argues that the key to understanding selves and consciousness is the "s..


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ISBN 10 : OCLC:439901866
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ISBN 10 : OCLC:933815492
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