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The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays (Hardcover)

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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.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780387946733
ISBN-10: 038794673X
Publisher: Copernicus Books
Publication Date: October 7th, 1998
Pages: 158
Language: English

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