Hofstadter


Hofstadter

Hofstadter [hof-stat-er, -stah-ter] Examples noun

  1. Richard,1916–70, U.S. historian.
  2. Robert,1915–90, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1961.

Examples from the Web for hofstadter Contemporary Examples of hofstadter

  • Whether or not we live in a more paranoid era than the one Hofstadter was writing about is, however, open to question.

    Paranoia Crept into American Political Life a Long Time Ago

    Lewis Beale

    October 19, 2014

  • It turned out that the paranoid style described by Hofstadter was equally a property of the left and right.

    The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism

    Fred Siegel

    January 26, 2014

  • But the modern right, argued Hofstadter, was unique in its aggrieved sense of dispossession.

    Our Favorite Books of 2009

    The Daily Beast

    December 22, 2009

  • hofstadter in Science Hofstadter [hŏf′stăt′ər]Robert 1915-1990

    1. American physicist who determined the inner structure of protons and neutrons (1948) and in 1961 shared with German physicist Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer the 1961 Nobel Prize for physics.

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