Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies by Douglas R. Hofstadter
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Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies
By Douglas R. Hofstadter

Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies

Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought

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Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies by Douglas R. Hofstadter

Book Description

Readers of earlier works by Douglas Hofstadter will find this book a natural extension of his style and his ideas about creativity and analogy; in addition, psychologists, philosophers, and artificial-intelligence researchers will find in this elaborate web of ingenious ideas a deep and challenging new view of mind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465024759
ISBN-10: 0465024750
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 187mm x 30mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Douglas R. Hofstadter

Douglas R. Hofstadter is College Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. His previous books are the Pulitzer Prizewinning Godel, Escher, Bach; Metamagical Themas, The Mind's I, Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies, Le Ton Beau de Marot, and Eugene Onegin.

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