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Metamagical Themas

Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern

Basic Books (2008)

Hofstadter's collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way...

Alan Turing: The Enigma

The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition


A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The...

Surfaces and Essences

Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking

Basic Books (2013)

Is there one central mechanism upon which all human thinking rests? Cognitive scientists Douglas...

Basic Books (2007)

One of our greatest philosophers and scientists of the mind asks, where does the self come from--and...

Exact Thinking in Demented Times

The Vienna Circle and the Epic Quest for the Foundations of Science

Basic Books (2017)

A dazzling group biography of the early twentieth-century thinkers who transformed the way the world...

Basic Books (2009)

That Mad Ache , set in high-society Paris in the mid-1960’s, recounts the emotional battle...

NYU Press (2001)

In 1931 Kurt Gödel published his fundamental paper, "On Formally Undecidable Propositions of ...