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The Resource Surfaces and essences : analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking, Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander

Surfaces and essences : analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking, Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander

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Surfaces and essences : analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking
Title
Surfaces and essences
Title remainder
analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander
Title variation
Surfaces & essences
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shows how analogy-making pervades human thought at all levels, influencing the choice of words and phrases in speech, providing guidance in unfamiliar situations, and giving rise to great acts of imagination
Summary
Shows how analogy-making pervades human thought at all levels, influencing the choice of words and phrases in speech, providing guidance in unfamiliar situations, and giving rise to great acts of imagination
Writing style
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353940
Cataloging source
UKM
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1945-
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Hofstadter, Douglas R.
Dewey number
169
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Sander, Emmanuel
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Analogy
  • Reasoning
Target audience
adult
Label
Surfaces and essences : analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking, Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Analogy as the Core of Cognition -- The Evocation of Words -- The Evocation of Phrases -- A Vast Ocean of Invisible Analogies -- Abstraction and Inter-category Sliding -- How Analogies Manipulate Us -- How We Manipulate Analogies -- Naive Analogies -- Analogies that Shook the World -- Katy and Anna Debate the Core of Cognition
Control code
000050903333
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 578 p.
Isbn
9780465018475
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013932688
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)632081685
Label
Surfaces and essences : analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking, Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Analogy as the Core of Cognition -- The Evocation of Words -- The Evocation of Phrases -- A Vast Ocean of Invisible Analogies -- Abstraction and Inter-category Sliding -- How Analogies Manipulate Us -- How We Manipulate Analogies -- Naive Analogies -- Analogies that Shook the World -- Katy and Anna Debate the Core of Cognition
Control code
000050903333
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 578 p.
Isbn
9780465018475
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013932688
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)632081685

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