Douglas HofstadterDouglas Richard Hofstadter (born February 15, 1945) is probably best known for his 1980 Pulitzer Prize-winning book Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid.
Hofstadter received his Ph.D in Physics from the University of Oregon in 1975. He is currently (2002) a professor of cognitive science and computer science (among others) at Indiana University at Bloomington. He is the son of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Robert Hofstadter.
Author of (ISBN's refer to paperback editions):
- Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid (ISBN 0465026567)
- The Mind's I (co-edited with Daniel Dennett) (ISBN 0465030912)
- Metamagical Themas (ISBN 0465045669)
- Ambigrammi (in Italian only)
- Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies (ISBN 0465024750)
- Le Ton beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language (ISBN 0465086454)
- A verse translation of Eugene Onegin by Aleksandr Pushkin (ISBN 0465020941)
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