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Gödel Escher Bach An Eternal Golden Braid

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 the. As I work my way through this dense book I am reminded of the Zen tale of 4 blind men and an elephant To settle a dispute between townspeople over re

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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. Expand your mind Not for the faint of heart yet by no means dry Hofstadter makes some fascinating observations about emergent properties such as inte


10 thoughts on “Gödel Escher Bach An Eternal Golden Braid

  1. says:

    If you open up the 20th Anniversary Edition of GEB you'll see that the first thing Douglas Hofstadter does in the introduction the very first

  2. says:

    This is a nice book if you want to understand the Gödel incompleteness proof and get an account that is both accessible and reasonably rigorous There's a lot of other fun stuff as well but it's the Gödel proof that's the core of the book and if that doesn't turn you on then you aren't really going to think GEB is worth the effort Personally I would say that this is one of the most amazing things ever The you think a

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    Expand your mind Not for the faint of heart yet by no means dry Hofstadter makes some fascinating observations about emergent properties such as intelligence and diverts us into the extremely heavy mathematics of Godel via the self referencing systems that are Bach's fugues and Escher's 'optical illusion' style artworkBefore too many chapte

  4. says:

    As I work my way through this dense book I am reminded of the Zen tale of 4 blind men and an elephant To settle a dispute

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    I could not with a clear conscience recommend this book to everyone because I'm simply not that cruel It would be like recommending large doses of LSD to everyone some small minority will find the experience invaluably enlightening but for most people it's just going to melt their brainWhile you do not need to be a professional mathematician to appreciate this you really have to like math a lot You can't just sort of like it Yo

  6. says:

    from Randall Munroe Mouseover says 'This is the reference implementation of the self referential joke' I know I know I know I'm just kidding myself I'm as likely to read this as a book on string theory Please don't Please don't tell me I have read a book on string theory I'm trying to forget the whole sordid story But I hope you like thisA friend of mine established The Harvester Press in the 1970s He did it on a wing

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    This book was so metal Gödel’s incompleteness theorem which states that all consistent axiomatic formulations of number theory include undeci

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    If I were clever enough I would write this review as a fugue This is the formal structure that Hofstadter uses throughout Gödel Escher Bach Whether the whole book is a fugue I'm not smart enough to tell But the fugue is used as a

  9. says:

    This book told me something about intelligence the smartest thing to do is to avoid this book's overly lengthy babblings o

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    The reading of a book and its interpretation are determined in part by the cytoplasmic soup in which it is taken up This reader’s soup consists of a large portion of metaphiction This is how Hofstadter apparently intended to structure his work a Lewis Carroll styled dialogue between Achilles and Tortoise and friends introducing a subject followed by a rigorous but popularly accessible explication of that topic This is

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