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Product Description: In 1931 Kurt Gödel published his fundamental paper, "On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems." This revolutionary paper challenged certain basic assumptions underlying much research in mathematics and logic...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780814758168 | Revised edition (New York Univ Pr, February 1, 2002), cover price $25.00 | also contains Godel's Proof | About this edition: In 1931 Kurt Gödel published his fundamental paper, "On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems.

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A new edition of the classic study of the enigmatic artist looks at Escher's notebooks, explains how he developed his symmetrical designs and puzzle-like interlocking of forms, and shows a variety of his drawings.

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9780810943087 | 2 edition (Harry N Abrams Inc, May 21, 2004), cover price $42.50 | About this edition: A new edition of the classic study of the enigmatic artist looks at Escher's notebooks, explains how he developed his symmetrical designs and puzzle-like interlocking of forms, and shows a variety of his drawings.

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Examines the facts surrounding the 1973 federal trial that dealt with the dispute over which company invented the first 'automatic electronic digital computer.'

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9781591020349 | Prometheus Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Examines the facts surrounding the 1973 federal trial that dealt with the dispute over which company invented the first 'automatic electronic digital computer.

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Product Description: ¿Puede un sistema comprenderse a sí mismo ? Si esta pregunta se refiere a la mente humana, entonces nos encontramos ante una cuestión clave del pensamiento científico. Y de la filosofía. Y del arte. Investigar este misterio es una aventura que recorre la matemática, la física, la biología, la psicología y, muy especialmente, el lenguaje...read more

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9788472234598, titled "G”del, Escher, Bach" | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: ¿Puede un sistema comprenderse a sí mismo ?

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Product Description: With contributions from Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Dawkins, John Searle, and Robert Nozick, The Mind's I explores the meaning of self and consciousness through the perspectives of literature, artificial intelligence, psychology, and other disciplines...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780465030910 | Basic Books, January 16, 2001, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: With contributions from Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Dawkins, John Searle, and Robert Nozick, The Mind's I explores the meaning of self and consciousness through the perspectives of literature, artificial intelligence, psychology, and other disciplines.

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'What is a self, and how can a self come out of inaminate matter?' This book examines this riddle. Linking together the music of J S Bach, the graphic art of Escher and the mathematical theorems of Godel, as well as ideas drawn from logic, biology, psychology, physics and linguistics, it reveals the mysteries of human thought processes.

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9780465026852 | Basic Books, March 1, 1979, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A young scientist and mathematician explores the mystery and complexity of human thought processes from an interdisciplinary point of view

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9780140289206 | 20 edition (Gardners Books, March 30, 2000), cover price $32.65 | About this edition: 'What is a self, and how can a self come out of inaminate matter?
9780465026562 | 20 anv edition (Basic Books, February 4, 1999), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A scientist and mathematician explores the mystery and complexity of human thought processes from an interdisciplinary point of view
9780060950194, titled "The Quality School Teacher: Specific Suggestions for Teachers Who Are Trying to Implement the Lead-Management Ideas of the Quality School in Their C" | Harpercollins, August 1, 1993, cover price $12.00 | also contains The Quality School Teacher: Specific Suggestions for Teachers Who Are Trying to Implement the Lead-Management Ideas of the Quality School in Their C | About this edition: Explains the lead-management concept, and offers teachers practical advice on using the quality process
9780394756820 | Reissue edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 1989), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Explores the mystery and complexity of human thought processes from an interdisciplinary point of view

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Analyzes the various translations of an obscure French poem to show the endless complexity of humans and their languages

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9780465086436 | Basic Books, May 1, 1997, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Analyzes the various translations of an obscure French poem to show the endless complexity of humans and their languages

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9780465086450 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, May 22, 1998), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Analyzes the various translations of an obscure French poem to show the endless complexity of humans and their languages

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Product Description: Hofstadter's collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780465045402 | Basic Books, February 1, 1985, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The distinguished mathematician offers meditations on mind, creativity, artificial intelligence, and other tops, fusing humor, hard thought, and analysis and ranging from Rubik's cube to the genetic code

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9780465045662 | Basic Books, April 4, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Hofstadter's collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.
9780553346831 | Reissue edition (Bantam Dell Pub Group, January 1, 1989), cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Hofstadter’s collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.
9780553342796 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, cover price $14.95 | also contains Antique Trader''s Country Americana Price Guide: Price Guide | About this edition: Essays discuss the mind, creativity, artificial intelligence, Rubik's cube, the genetic code, self-referential sentences, musical patterns, and computer programming

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Product Description: Brilliant, shattering, mind-jolting, The  Mind's I is a searching, probing nook--a  cosmic journey of the mind--that goes deeply into  the problem of self and self-consciousness as  anything written in our time. From verbalizing  chimpanzees to scientific speculations involving  machines with souls, from the mesmerizing, maze-like  fiction of Borges to the tantalizing, dreamlike  fiction of Lem and Princess Ineffable, her circuits  glowing read and gold, The Mind's I   opens the mind to the Black Box of fantasy, to the  windfalls of reflection, to new dimensions of  exciting possibilities...read more

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9780553345841 | Reissue edition (Bantam Dell Pub Group, May 1, 1985), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Brilliant, shattering, mind-jolting, The  Mind's I is a searching, probing nook--a  cosmic journey of the mind--that goes deeply into  the problem of self and self-consciousness as  anything written in our time.

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Product Description: BRAND NEW softcover, clean NEW text, solid binding, third printing, NO remainders NOT ex-library slight shelfwear / storage-wear; WE SHIP FAST. Carefully packed and quickly sent. 201601765 Douglas Richard Hofstadter is an American academic whose research focuses on consciousness, thinking and creativity...read more

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9780910153010, titled "The Tumult of Inner Voices or What Is the Meaning of the Word 'I'?" | Tanner Center for Human Values, June 1, 1982, cover price $6.00 | About this edition: BRAND NEW softcover, clean NEW text, solid binding, third printing, NO remainders NOT ex-library slight shelfwear / storage-wear; WE SHIP FAST.

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Product Description: With contributions from Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Dawkins, John Searle, and Robert Nozick, The Mind's I explores the meaning of self and consciousness through the perspectives of literature, artificial intelligence, psychology, and other disciplines...read more

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9780465046249 | Basic Books, October 1, 1981, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: With contributions from Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Dawkins, John Searle, and Robert Nozick, The Mind's I explores the meaning of self and consciousness through the perspectives of literature, artificial intelligence, psychology, and other disciplines.

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