Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models Of The Fundamental Mechanisms Of Thought (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Douglas Hofstadter is College of Arts and Sciences Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. His other books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gö, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid; Metamagical Themas; The Mind's I; Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies; Le Ton beau de Marot; and Surfaces and Essences, with Emmanuel Sander. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780465024759
ISBN-10: 0465024750
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: March 22nd, 1996
Pages: 528
Language: English