The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays / Edition 1 by Martin Gardner | 9780387256412 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays / Edition 1

The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays / Edition 1

by Martin Gardner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387256415

ISBN-13: 9780387256412

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387256412
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
0.37(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

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

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