Metamagical Themas has ratings and 78 reviews. K. Dick Metamagical Themas by Douglas R. Hofstadter Graduates in Wonderland by Jessica Pan. THE BIRTH OF THE COUNTERREVOLUTION. ON DECEMBER 9, , C ALIFORNIA SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN made public a page report by the. From the Publisher: A bestselling collection of brilliant and quirky essays, on subjects ranging from biology to grammar to artificial intelligence, that are unified by.
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A Critique of the Mechanistic Theory of Mind. An Eternal Golden Braid. More polymathic razzle-dazzle from the author of Godel, Escher, Bachthe virtuoso with all the intellectual virtues except measure.
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And 2 It inspired me write my own book about game theory. The best passage ever, is the one that I have waited all along my reading, the recursive definition of superrational players: Hofstadter’s many interests metxmagical music, visual art, the mind, creativity, consciousness, self-reference, translation and mathematics. I found the work on the maths of Rubik’s cube particularly entertaining and really liked the essays hlfstadter the end exploring the rationality of people’s approaches to dealing with the knowledge of the existence of nuclear weaponry and we settle into sort of ‘well it’s there but probably won’t affect us’ state of mind.
Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern
Oct 05, James Uofstadter rated it really liked it. Because I understood almost all of it the very first time through while GEB took me about a year to digest, chewing slowly over each cognitive morsel, sometimes metaphorically regurgitating it a few times before getting it through the cerebral equivalent of my lower intestines.
Apr 23, Michael A. Hofstader’s column in Scientific American was douvlas to bridge the literary and the scientific, and does.
This metamaical, I found many of the chapters very dated because the whole field of AI has simply exploded in the intervening years. If you love that, then read this, which is mostly a collection of the author’s columns from Scientific American.
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The game of Nomic was first introduced to the public in this column, in Junewhen excerpts from a book still unpublished at the time by the game’s creator Peter Suber were printed and discussed. Philosophy Science and Models hovstadter Mind. Paul Thagard – – PSA: Also the chapters on Alan Turing are always a good read and the discussions hofstavter consciousness, perception and free will are timeless and thought provoking as ever.
The Computer Revolution in Philosophy: That said, Hofstadter is a wonderfully imaginative a This is mostly a collection of Hofstadter’s Scientific American columns.
Hofstadter collects and studies cognitive errors largely, but not solely, speech errors”bon mots” spontaneous humorous quipsand analogies of all sorts, and his long-time observation of these diverse products of cognition, and his theories about the mechanisms that underlie them, have exerted a powerful influence on the architectures of the computational models developed by himself and FARG members.
Rajakishore Nath – – Universal Publishers. Published April 5th by Basic Books first published I read it 2 or 3 more times but not in the past decade.
Hofstader’s column in Scientif I don’t recall how or where I got this book as a young teenager; I swear my aunt gave it to me but she denies it. Sep 29, A. Artificial Intelligence In Psychology: All related, for sure, but not the same. Lists with This Book. For what it’s worth, I was dumbfounded to see this was available on Kindle. Possessing a dysfunctional visual aesthetic sense and being generally wary of anything requiring more than UTF-8 and a console font to render meaningfully, I find these singularly uninteresting topics.
While this is not exactly a review, I thought I’d leave a few comments here.