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    • I Am a Strange Loop

    • By: Douglas R. Hofstadter
    • Narrated by: Greg Baglia
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    One of our greatest philosophers and scientists of the mind asks where the self comes from - and how our selves can exist in the minds of others. I Am a Strange Loop argues that the key to understanding selves and consciousness is the "strange loop" - a special kind of abstract feedback loop inhabiting our brains. The most central and complex symbol in your brain is the one called "I". The "I" is the nexus in our brain, one of many symbols seeming to have free will and to have gained the paradoxical ability to push particles around, rather than the reverse.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mostly recycled, but a great introduction

    • By Wing J. Flanagan on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $29.65