Metamagical Themas: Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern by Douglas HofstadterMetamagical Themas: Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern by Douglas Hofstadter

Metamagical Themas: Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern

byDouglas Hofstadter

Paperback | April 5, 1996

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Hofstadter's collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.
Douglas R. Hofstadter directs the Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition at Indiana University, and is the College of Arts and Sciences professor of cognitive science and computer science. He is the author of several highly regarded books, including Gödel, Escher, Bach and Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies.
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Title:Metamagical Themas: Questing For The Essence Of Mind And PatternFormat:PaperbackDimensions:880 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 2.03 inPublished:April 5, 1996Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0465045669

ISBN - 13:9780465045662

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Translating Eugene Onegin from Russian to English while retaining the author’s original rhyming scheme would be an impossibly arduous task for most. For Douglas Hofstader, it was a labour of love. Putting his theories on translation expressed in Le Ton Beau de Marot to work, Hofstader presents what is certain to become the definitive translation of Pushkin’s often overlooked classic.