Ltd., Singapore Whitehall Books Limited, Wellington, New Zealand 10 Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Smullyan, Raymond M. "The most original, most profound, and most humorous collection of recreational logic and math problems ever written." -- Martin Gardner, Scientific American. Raymond Merrill Smullyan was an American mathematician, magician, concert pianist, logician Most notably, one is titled What Is the Name of This Book?.
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Raymond M. Smullyan — a celebrated mathematician, logician, magician, and Published October 15th by Touchstone Books (first published ). This item:What Is the Name of This Book?: The Riddle of Dracula and Other Logical Puzzles (Dover Recreational by Raymond M. Smullyan Paperback $ If puzzles and paradoxes intrigue you, then flex your brain with this entertaining menagerie of over mind-bending logical puzzlers, riddles.
Aug 17, Nandakishore Varma rated it really liked it I first read about Smullyan in one of Martin Gardner's books of mathematical puzzles. I'm a fool for torturing my brain with convoluted conundrums, so when I found a copy, I was overjoyed. I devoured it in a week, and was not disappointed. This book contains Smullyan's famous logic puzzles about knights who always say the truth and knaves who always lie and all interesting combinations thereof. Apart from providing intellectual fixes for maths junkies, this book actually teaches logic through I first read about Smullyan in one of Martin Gardner's books of mathematical puzzles. Apart from providing intellectual fixes for maths junkies, this book actually teaches logic through play. A serious perusal will ensure that one is a wiser person, by the time one reaches the end of the book.
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Description "The most original, most profound, and most humorous collection of recreational logic and math problems ever written. They afford amusement, vigorous exercise, and instruction. Smullyan -- a celebrated mathematician, logician, magician, and author -- presents a logical labyrinth of more than increasingly complex problems.
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