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40 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 March 2008 06:26AM

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Comment author: Tim_Tyler 16 March 2008 12:44:22PM 0 points [-]

I always found Hofstadter's take on the issue illuminating.

Disappointingly, dictionaries and encyclopaedias today seem to have defined reductionism and holism away from Hofstadter's usage - to the detriment of both of the terms involved.