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Synopsis:

First published in 1979, this is a genuine interdisciplinary work of nonfiction, with dozens of historical references and subtexts. Critics and reviewers have summed up its meaning in varying ways, yet consistently with praise. A mixture of art, philosophy, music, math, technology, and cognitive science, the book's title only reflects one aspect of its subject matter; namely, the connection between the work of mathematician Kurt Gödel, the artist M. C. Escher, and the composer J. S. Bach. A 1980 Pulitzer Prize winner.

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ISBN:
9780394745022
Subtitle:
(an eternal golden braid )
Author:
Hofstadter, Douglas R.
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence
Subject:
Symmetry
Subject:
Metamathematics
Subject:
Matemâatica
Subject:
Lâogica
Subject:
Inteligencia Artificial
Subject:
Teoria do conhecimento
Subject:
Simetrâia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Vintage Books ed., Bibliography: p. 746-756.
Series Volume:
no. 686
Publication Date:
1980
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxi, 777 p.

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"Synopsis" by , First published in 1979, this is a genuine interdisciplinary work of nonfiction, with dozens of historical references and subtexts. Critics and reviewers have summed up its meaning in varying ways, yet consistently with praise. A mixture of art, philosophy, music, math, technology, and cognitive science, the book's title only reflects one aspect of its subject matter; namely, the connection between the work of mathematician Kurt Gödel, the artist M. C. Escher, and the composer J. S. Bach. A 1980 Pulitzer Prize winner.
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