Douglas Hofstadter

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American physicist, computer scientist and professor of cognitive science

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According to Wikipedia, Douglas Richard Hofstadter is an American scholar of cognitive science, physics, and comparative literature whose research includes concepts such as the sense of self in relation to the external world, consciousness, analogy-making, artistic creation, literary translation, and discovery in mathematics and physics. His 1979 book Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid won both the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and a National Book Award for Science. His 2007 book I Am a Strange Loop won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology.

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Douglas Hofstadter is most known for their academic work in the field of computer science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of literature, physics, and philosophy.

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