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




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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. 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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Overview

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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  • ISBN-13: 9780387256412
  • ISBN-10: 0387256415
  • Publisher: Copernicus Books
  • Publish Date: July 2005
  • Page Count: 158
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.37 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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