Alice in Puzzle-Land has ratings and 13 reviews. Riku said: Raymond Smullyan is famed to be a philosopher, logician, mathematician, musician, magicia. Alice in Puzzle-Land by Raymond M. Smullyan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. “Alice in Puzzle-Land” is a charming and challenging adventure — a perfect tribute to Lewis Carroll’s Alice. There are several puzzles in the.
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Wonderland is puzzleand dream world, when the brain is encased in darkness with nothing puzzle,and do but play “logic” with itself and extrapolate on its knowledge, so it makes sense that the next book in the series would be like it is, another logic book. Alice in Puzzle-Land is a nice resource for someone who’s teaching a course in logic, but for people trying to entertain themselves with puzzles, Puzzelland recommend dipping into this one for a while, then switching to something by Martin Gardner.
The puzzles become progressively more complex, and complete solutions appear at the end. Refresh and try again. Other books in this series. Rediscovered Lewis Carroll Puzzles. Smullyan was a logician, musician, Zen master, puzzle master, and writer. The puzzles become progressively more complex, and complete solutions appear at the end. Isaac Asimov described this book as “amusing, entertaining, and surprisingly educational.
The Merry Prankster Raymond Smullyanmathematician, logician, magician, creator of extraordinary puzzles, philosopher, pianist, and man of many parts. This book, along with Smullyan’s “To Mock a Mockingbird” taught me a few things about ni.
Who Stole The Tarts? The answers are given in the back, along with a brief explanation of how the answer was reached. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?
Tatiana Maciel rated it really liked it Apr 06, The puzzles become progressively more complex, and complete solutions appear at the end.
The joy for me came from Smullyan’s ability to channel Lewis Carroll.
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Aug 31, Faisal Shamas rated it it was amazing Shelves: Recent years have brought a number of his magical books of logic and math puzzles: The puzzles get harder and harder as you go along until your scribbles puzzlelanf the margin get quite manic. He is “simply the best” is the phrase that most accurately describes the ability of Raymond Smullyan to create puzzles in logic. If you wish to have your intellectual muscles worked and smile while it is done, then this book is for you.
It is honestly uninspired and puzzleeland resulting puzzles are inelegant and just painful to think about. La Dover ha da poco ristampato, come sua abitudine a prezzo abbordabile, uno dei tanti libri di Raymond Smullyan, matematico noto per essere uno dei principali esponenti della corrente “esperti di alic di logica”.
Mick rated it liked it Sep 03, The book does a mediocre job at this at some points. Nov 21, Margie rated it really liked it Shelves: The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: This is a fun book of math, logic, and philosophical puzzles. Critical Acclaim for The Lady or the Tiger: Puzzles in Mathematics and Logic Aaron J.
Pretty sure the way the author came up with many of these “puzzles” is by taking some pure logic statements I don’t know logic: Mathematics and Chess Miodrag S.
What Is the Name of This Book?: My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Lady or the Tiger? Alicf it might just send you back to reread Alice. The Lady or the Tiger?: Written by a distinguished mathematician and creator of popular puzzle books, this volume requires no background in formal logic.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. An absolutely awesome book on deductive logic. Most of the book is just Ni characters unabashedly telling each other logic puzzles, unfortunately. One whole chapter the queens randomly decide to give Alice an exam, and in another the king recites a whole book about logic puzzles he once read. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may puzzlelad looking for you.
Alice in Puzzle-Land
Selected pages Title Page. This aliec a nice collection of logical brain-teasers, by a famous and well-respected logician. Fifty Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detectionwhere the indefatigable duo of Holmes and Watson is enlisted to solve strange conundrums and The Chess Mysteries of the Arabian Knights where Scheherazade is called upon to give the puzzles some good twists.
Paperbackpages. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements: The fun ones are the puzzles where you can figure out a trick to lead you quickly to the answer. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements: