Gödel, Escher, Bach: A Mental Space Odyssey

Godel, Escher, Bach: A Mental Space Odyssey.

Gödel, Escher, Bach: A Mental Space Odyssey. (Image by Justin Curry and Curran Kelleher).


Justin Curry
(Student Instructor)

Curran Kelleher
(Student Instructor)

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What do one mathematician, one artist, and one musician all have in common? Are you interested in Zen Buddhism, math, fractals, logic, paradoxes, infinities, art, language, computer science, physics, music, intelligence, consciousness and unified theories? Get ready to chase me down a rabbit hole into Douglas Hofstadter's Pulitzer Prize winning book Gödel, Escher, Bach.


Justin Curry, and Curran Kelleher. Gödel, Escher, Bach: A Mental Space Odyssey, Summer 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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