Surfaces and Essences

Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking

By Douglas Hofstadter; Emmanuel Sander
(Basic Books (AZ), Hardcover, 9780465018475, 578pp.)

Publication Date: April 2013

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In a major new work from the author of Gödel, Escher, Bach and I Am a Strange Loop, two leading scholars argue that analogy is the basis for all human thoughts.

About the Author
DOUGLAS HOFSTADTER is College Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. His previous books include "I Am a Strange Loop", "Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid "(Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction); "Metamagical Themas, The Mind's I ", " Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies", " Le Ton Beau de Marot", " "and "Eugene Onegin."

EMMANUEL SANDER is a professor of Psychology at the University of Paris.
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