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              Books by Douglas R. Hofstadter

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              Eugene Onegin: A Novel In Verse
                

              Eugene Onegin: A Novel In Verse (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Pushkin, Alexander; Translated by Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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              This novel follows the emotions and destinies of three men - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself - and the fates and affections of three women - Tatyana the provincial beauty, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse.

              ISBN 9780465020942
              Released NZ 11 Sep 2000
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
               

              Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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              Originally published by Penguin in 1980, when it was winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-fiction, an anniversary edition of an illustrated examination of the nature of human thought processes.

              ISBN 9780465026562
              Released NZ 5 Feb 1999
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Masters of Deception: Escher, Dali & the Artists of Optical Illusion

              Masters of Deception: Escher, Dali & the Artists of Optical Illusion (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Seckel, Al; Foreword by Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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              Contains rings of seahorses that seem to rotate on the page, and butterflies that transform right before your eyes into two warriors with their horses. This work includes playful artistic creations, such as Shigeo Fukuda's Mary Poppins, where a heap of bottles, glasses, shakers, ...and openers somehow turn into the image of a Belle Epoque woman.
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              ISBN 9781402751011
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2007
              Publisher Sterling Publishing Co Inc
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              Godel's Proof
               

              Godel's Proof (Hardback)

              By Nagel, Ernest; Newman, James R.; Foreword by Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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              In 1931 Kurt Godel published his paper, Principia Mathematica , which challenged certain basic assumptions underlying much research in mathematics and logic. This title provides an accessible explanation of the main ideas and broad implications of Godel's discovery.

              ISBN 9780814758168
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2001
              Publisher New York University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Capital, Expectations and the Market Process: Essays on the Theory of the Market Economy

              Capital, Expectations and the Market Process: Essays on the Theory of the Market Economy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lachmann, L. M.; Newman, James; Hofstadter, Douglas R.; Edited by Alpern, Stanley B.

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              A detailed history of the 18th- and 19th-century women warriors of the West African kingdom of Dahomey (now the People's Republic of Benin). Originally a praetorian guard, they developed into a 6000-strong force with a lust for battle, and were accorded semi-sacred status.

              ISBN 9780814706787
              Released NZ 15 Dec 1998
              Publisher New York University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Godel's Proof
                

              Godel's Proof (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 50th Anniversary ed)

              By Nagel, Ernest; Newman, James R.; Foreword by Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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              In 1931 Kurt Godel published his paper, On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems. This paper challenged certain basic assumptions underlying much research in mathematics and logic. This title offers an explanation of the main ideas and bro...ad implications of Godel's discovery.
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              ISBN 9780814758373
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2008
              Publisher New York University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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