Betere Dingen

| 08-03-2009 14:21Gödel, Escher, Bach

an eternal golden braid

Douglas R. Hofstadter (1979)
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Hofstadter's grand epos is full of math, music and other codes, but also full of stories that make a lot of technical details graspable for laymen. I was actually excited about what was told while reading parts of the book. The main topic is self-reference: how it can acome about and what it means if a system (organism or artifact) can refer to itself.

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