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Author Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-

Title Surfaces and essences : analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking / Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    169 HOF    Available
Description xiv, 578 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [531]-555) and index.
Summary Shows how analogy-making pervades human thought at all levels, influencing the choice of words and phrases in speech, providing guidance in unfamiliar situations, and giving rise to great acts of imagination.
Subject Analogy.
Added Author Sander, Emmanuel.
Added Title Surfaces & essences
ISBN 9780465018475 hardback
0465018475 hardback

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