Hofstadter, Douglas R. (1945–)
Physicist and philosopher best known for his 1980 Pulitzer Prize-winning
book Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid.1 He
is currently a professor of cognitive science and computer science at Indiana
University, Bloomington, and has particular interests in themes of the mind,
consciousness, self-reference, translation, and mathematical games. He is
the son of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Robert Hofstadter.
- Hofstadter, Douglas R. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid.
New York: Basic Books, 1999.
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