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Gödel, Escher, Bach. Ein Endloses Geflochtenes Band - Douglas R. Hofstadter
Gödel, Escher, Bach. Ein Endloses Geflochtenes Band
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ISBN: 9783608943382 (3608943382)
Edition language: Deutsch
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Intelligence: "Gödel, Escher, Bach: The Eternal Golden Braid" by Douglas R. Hofstadter
(Original Review, 1980-09-24)Before we ask "Are dolphins intelligent?" we must ask "What is intelligence?" Doug Hofstadter, in his book "Gödel, Escher, Bach: The Eternal Golden Braid", presents a way of looking at intelligence that is not as restrictive as most current definitions. (I highly recomme...
Edward
Edward rated it
0.0 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Preface to GEB's Twentieth-anniversary EditionOverviewList of IllustrationsWords of Thanks--Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden BraidNotesBibliographyCreditsIndex
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves rated it
5.0
If I were clever enough, I would write this review as a fugue. This is the formal structure that Hofstadter uses throughoutGödel, Escher, Bach. Whether the whole book is a fugue, I'm not smart enough to tell. But the fugue is used as a metaphor for layers of brain activity, thoughts, superimposed ov...
ybrikman
ybrikman rated it
3.0 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
This is a book of brilliant insights separated by hundreds of pages of tangents. It touches on a ridiculous number of topics: number theory, music theory, fugues, art, physics, linguistics, literature, cognition, calculus, logic, programming, recursion, molecular biology, Zen, and much more. Many of...
To Read Is to Fly
To Read Is to Fly rated it
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I read this so long ago that I really think I need to re-read it.
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