I quit after the first third of the book, and I feel like reading that much was a waste of time.
One could think of all sorts of skeptical questions in response, but I would like to ask something more personal: is this really healthy?
Surely the author can't believe that any such reader exists; more likely, he just didn't think carefully about what he was writing.
This book has some good ideas in it, but its not amazing. When I ordered I was not expecting this to be so philosophical. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Dandell
A lighter read which captures the essence of GEB (Godel, Esther, Bach). Very well written and a breath of fresh air for those seeking to resolve dualistic thinking.Published 2 months ago by Tejas
excellent! really thought provooking and interesting. Well written, although at times it is hard to follow unless you are already versed in the subject (not me)- but even for... Read morePublished 3 months ago by joshua christine
Hofstadter is brilliant. A must read if you are interested in the psychology and philosophy of self.Published 4 months ago by Evan L. Anderson
Brilliant, like many of Hofstadter's books, with even more philosophy. It was so inspiring, I've come up with an idea for another novel or novelette of my own based on some of his... Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Whitaker
I gave "I Am A Strange Loop" five stars because there was no six-star option.Published 5 months ago by John C Schaeffer II