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The Universe in a Handkerchief By Martin Gardner

The Universe in a Handkerchief

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This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus.

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The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays by Martin Gardner

This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus. Written by Carroll expert and well-known mathematics author Martin Gardner, this tour through Carroll's inventions is both fun and informative.

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Table of Contents


Fiction and Verse.- The Diaries.- Letters.- Books and Articles.- Miscellaneous Amusements.- Doublets.- Pamphlets on Games.

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GOR003110673
The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays by Martin Gardner
Martin Gardner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
2005-07-01
158
0387256415
9780387256412
N/A
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