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Douglas Hofstadter

American professor of cognitive science

1945   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Stanford University, University of Oregon
occupation: philosopher, writer, university teacher, computer scientist, physicist
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, National Book Award, Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society, Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Douglas Richard Hofstadter (born February 15, 1945) is an American scholar of cognitive science, physics, and comparative literature whose research includes concepts such as the sense of self in relation to the external world, consciousness, analogy-making, artistic creation, literary translation, and discovery in mathematics and physics. His 1979 book Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid won both the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and a National Book Award (at that time called The American Book Award) for Science. His 2007 book I Am a Strange Loop won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology.
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The Mind's I

book by Douglas Hofstadter

author: Douglas Hofstadter, Daniel Dennett


Le Ton beau de Marot

1997 book by Douglas Hofstadter about translation

author: Douglas Hofstadter


I Am a Strange Loop

book by Douglas R. Hofstadter

author: Douglas Hofstadter


Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies

book by Douglas Hofstadter

author: Douglas Hofstadter


Metamagical Themas

book by Douglas Hofstadter

author: Douglas Hofstadter


Jason Salavon

author: Douglas Hofstadter, Joe Hill

Gödel, Escher, Bach

author: Douglas Hofstadter

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