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The Gödelian Puzzle Book

Puzzles, Paradoxes and Proofs

The Gödelian Puzzle Book( )
Author: Smullyan, Raymond
ISBN:978-0-486-49705-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Dover Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

These logic puzzles provide entertaining variations on G#65533;del's incompleteness theorems, offering ingenious challenges related to infinity, truth and provability, undecidability, and other concepts. No background in formal logic necessary.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Mathematics / Logic
Games & Activities / Logic & Brain Teasers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.343 x 8.424 Inches
Book Weight:0.72 Pounds
Author Biography
Smullyan, Raymond (Author)
Raymond Merrill Smullyan was born in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York on May 25, 1919. He received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He taught at Princeton, Yeshiva University, Lehman College of the City University of New York, and Indiana University. He also performed magic under the stage name Five-Ace Merrill at nightclubs like the Pump Room in Chicago.

He was a puzzle-creating logician who wrote many books including The Chess Mysteries of the Arabian Knights, The Lady or the Tiger?: And Other Logic Puzzles, Alice in Puzzle-Land: A Carrollian Tale for Children, and The Magic Garden of George B and Other Logic Puzzles. He died on February 6, 2017 at the age of 97.

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