#494 Overall Influence

Douglas Hofstadter

American professor of cognitive science

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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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University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#67 World Rank
Computer Science
#382 World Rank
Philosophy
#866 World Rank
Literature
#927 World Rank
Physics