Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

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'What is a self, and how can a self come out of inaminate matter?' This is the riddle that drove Hofstadter to write this extraordinary book. Linking together the music of J.S. Bach, the graphic art of Escher and the mathematical theorems of Godel, as well as ideas drawn from logic, biology, psychology, physics and linguistics, Douglas Hofstadter illuminates one of the greatest mysteries of modern science: the nature of human thought processes. 'Every few decades an unknown author brings outa book of such depth, clarity, ...

Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid 2000, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140289206

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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid 1999, Basic Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780465026562

20th Anniversary edition

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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid 1993, Vintage Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780394756820

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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid 1979, Pearson Education Ltd., Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780855277574

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