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The Resource I am a strange loop, Douglas Hofstadter

I am a strange loop, Douglas Hofstadter

Label
I am a strange loop
Title
I am a strange loop
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Hofstadter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the key to understanding ourselves and consciousness is the "strange loop," a special kind of abstract feedback loop that inhabits the brain
Awards note
L.A. Times Book Prize, Winner, Science/Technology, 2007.
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
I am a strange loop, Douglas Hofstadter
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1EC5B27A-38F8-46C7-A33F-B2CBDE331158
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2007
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: an author and his book -- An affable locking of horns -- On souls and their sizes -- This teetering bulb of dread and dream -- The causal potency of patterns -- Loops, goals, and loopholes -- On video feedback -- Of selves and symbols -- The epi phenomenon -- Embarking on a strange-loop safari -- Pattern and provability -- Gd̲el's quintessential strange loop -- How analogy makes meaning -- On downward causality -- The elusive apple of my "I" -- Strangeness in the "I" of the beholder -- Entwinement -- Grappling with the deepest mystery -- How we live in each other -- The blurry glow of human identity -- Consciousness = thinking -- A courteous crossing of words -- A brief brush with Cartesian egos -- A tango with zombies and dualism -- Killing a couple of sacred cows -- On magnanimity and friendship -- Epilogue: the quandary
Control code
7ocm59836724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 412 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465008377
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1ec5b27a-38f8-46c7-a33f-b2cbde331158
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
I am a strange loop, Douglas Hofstadter
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1EC5B27A-38F8-46C7-A33F-B2CBDE331158
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2007
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: an author and his book -- An affable locking of horns -- On souls and their sizes -- This teetering bulb of dread and dream -- The causal potency of patterns -- Loops, goals, and loopholes -- On video feedback -- Of selves and symbols -- The epi phenomenon -- Embarking on a strange-loop safari -- Pattern and provability -- Gd̲el's quintessential strange loop -- How analogy makes meaning -- On downward causality -- The elusive apple of my "I" -- Strangeness in the "I" of the beholder -- Entwinement -- Grappling with the deepest mystery -- How we live in each other -- The blurry glow of human identity -- Consciousness = thinking -- A courteous crossing of words -- A brief brush with Cartesian egos -- A tango with zombies and dualism -- Killing a couple of sacred cows -- On magnanimity and friendship -- Epilogue: the quandary
Control code
7ocm59836724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 412 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465008377
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1ec5b27a-38f8-46c7-a33f-b2cbde331158
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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