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A great book by [[jbocre: Douglas Hofstadter|Douglas Hofstadter]], part of which explains the limits of logical systems. As such, it has some significance in relation to Lojban, and especially to the issue being discussed in [[Lojbanic Qabbalah]] and [[Gödel Numbers and Lojban]].
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A great book by [[Douglas Hofstadter|Douglas Hofstadter]], part of which explains the limits of logical systems. As such, it has some significance in relation to Lojban, and especially to the issue being discussed in [[Lojbanic Qabbalah]] and [[Gödel Numbers and Lojban]].
  
 
*I assume that no mere mortal could ever translate this book into Lojban.
 
*I assume that no mere mortal could ever translate this book into Lojban.

Revision as of 14:45, 23 March 2014

A great book by Douglas Hofstadter, part of which explains the limits of logical systems. As such, it has some significance in relation to Lojban, and especially to the issue being discussed in Lojbanic Qabbalah and Gödel Numbers and Lojban.

  • I assume that no mere mortal could ever translate this book into Lojban.
    • nitcion:
      Probably not; it assumes a cultural context into which the examples have to fit. I'm flabbergasted people managed to get it into French. And they had to take considerable liberties to do it.

lu mapti le ka jitfa kei bai le nu vo'a se lidne le vlapoi poi sinxa vo'a li'u mapti le ka jitfa kei bai le nu vo'a se lidne le vlapoi poi sinxa vo'a