Fantastic and enlightening book about loops, Zen Buddhism, Bach fugues, and the limits of logic and mathematics.

Fantastic and enlightening book about loops, Zen Buddhism, Bach fugues, and the limits of logic and mathematics.

Through illustration and analysis, the book discusses how self-reference and formal rules allow systems to acquire meaning despite being made of "meaningless" elements. It also discusses what it means to communicate, how knowledge can be represented and stored, the methods and limitations of symbolic representation, and even the fundamental notion of "meaning" itself.

Through illustration and analysis, the book discusses how self-reference and formal rules allow systems to acquire meaning despite being made of "meaningless" elements. It also discusses what it means to communicate, how knowledge can be represented and stored, the methods and limitations of symbolic representation, and even the fundamental notion of "meaning" itself.

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Inception, Gödel, Escher, Bach: My Very Own Clumsy Golden Braid (1 of 3)

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Godel Escher Bach QR Code shadow cube by SashimiTabernacleChoir.

Godel Escher Bach QR Code shadow cube by SashimiTabernacleChoir.

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