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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In the Author’s Own Words: Raymond Phzzleland is famed to be a philosopher, logician, mathematician, musician, magician, humorist, writer, and maker of marvelous puzzles, and all these aspects and interests come forth in various chapters of the book, which follows on in his unique tradition of parodying great works of popular fiction.
Alice in Puzzle-Land by Raymond M. Smullyan
Mind-Stretching Puzzles in Math and Logic. Description “A charming and challenging adventure. Written by a distinguished mathematician and creator of popular puzzle books, this volume puzzlepand no background in formal logic. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements: And it might just send you back to reread Alice.
Books by Raymond M. Aug 04, Morris Nelms rated it really liked it. Senthil rated it really liked it Jul 01, Smullyan’s characters speak and behave like the originals, and their puzzles abound in typical Carrollian word play, logic problems, and dark philosophical paradoxes.
Many problems require “brute-force” solutions wherein you must check every possible case and make tables out of said cases. And it might just send you back to reread Alice. An absolutely awesome book on deductive logic.
Alice in Puzzleland
What Is the Name of This Book?: Recent years have brought a number of his magical books of logic and math puzzles: Want to Read saving…. There is just no respect to the “non-mathematical” story part of these logic scenarios: I can’t rate it more highly because, by the middle of the book, all the puzzles begin to seem the same, and one generally knows they can be solved simply by enumerating cases.
The fun ones are the puzzles where you can figure out a trick to lead you quickly to the answer. I would have liked to have had more of an explanati This is a fun book of math, logic, and philosophical puzzles. Selected pages Title Page.
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The puzzles become progressively more complex, and complete solutions appear at the end. While this may pzuzleland a useful homework exercise for a logic class, it’s not elegant like actually fun riddles are.
I would have liked to have had more of an explanation of how to set up the problem-solving. Michael Emond rated it it was amazing Aug 08, And it might just send you back to reread Alice. Mathematics and Chess Miodrag S.
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Alice in Puzzle-Land
No eBook available Amazon. The first time I read the book it was from the library.
The puzzles get harder and harder as you go along until your scribbles in the margin get quite manic. Recent years have brought a number of his magical books of logic and math puzzles: Published in Journal of Iin Mathematics, reprinted with permission and this review appears on Amazon Tatiana Maciel rated it really liked it Apr 06, Puzzle authority Martin Gardner provides an Introduction to the text, which is enhanced by sixty charming illustrations.
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