Hofstadter, Douglas (Richard)

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HOFSTADTER, Douglas (Richard)

HOFSTADTER, Douglas (Richard). American, b. 1945. Genres: Information science/Computers, Language/Linguistics, Philosophy, Translations. Career: Indiana University, Bloomington, computer science, asst professor, associate professor, 1977-84, professor, cognitive science and computer science, director, Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition, 1988-; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, psychology, professor, 1984-88. Former columnist, Scientific American. Publications: Goedel, Escher, Bach, an Eternal Golden Braid, 1979; (with D. Dennett) The Mind's I, 1981; Metamagical Themas, 1985; Ambigrammi, 1987; Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies, 1995; Le Ton beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language, 1997; Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse by Alexander Pushkin (novel versification), 1999. Address: Indiana University, Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition, 510-512 N Fess St, Bloomington, IN 47408-3822, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]