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Godel, Escher, Bach: Un'Eterna Ghirlanda Brillante - Douglas R. Hofstadter, Barbara Veit, Bruno Garofalo, Settimo Termini
Godel, Escher, Bach: Un'Eterna Ghirlanda Brillante
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788845907555 (8845907554)
Publisher: Adelphi
Pages no: 852
Edition language: Italian
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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...
Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
3.0 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Full disclosure: I'm only about 1/4 way through this book. Every few months, I read about 25 pages, and that's about all I can take before I need a break. Some of it is way above my head. Much of it is easily understandable. The author is clearly trying to make this material accessable to a general ...
To Read Is to Fly
To Read Is to Fly rated it
0.0
I read this so long ago that I really think I need to re-read it.
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