Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter (1980) trade paperback book

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Douglas Hofstadter - Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (A Metaphorical Fugue on Minds and Machines in the Spirit of Lewis Carroll)

Vintage Books, 1980 (first published 1979 by Basic Books). Wraps. 8vo. 778 pp. Illustrated with the work of M.C. Escher along with various diagrams and charts. Very good condition. Clean interior. No markings to pages. Slight creasing, flexion of covers at forecorners. Godel, Escher, Bach was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1980. Hofstadter shows that the work of Godel, Escher and Bach share a fundamental mathematical principle which may be the key to unlocking the mystery of the conscious mind.

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