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  • Four Lives
    Four Lives (English, Hardback) Jason Rosenhouse, Raymond Smullyan

    This "best of" hardcover collection of works by Raymond Smullyan features logic puzzles, musings on mathematical logic and paradoxes, chess problems, and thoughts on the philosophy of religion, plus personal tributes to the author.

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  • Taking Sudoku Seriously
    Taking Sudoku Seriously (English, Hardback) Jason Rosenhouse, Laura Taalman

    Although solving Sudoku puzzles does not directly involve arithmetic, Sudoku is all about mathematics. This book will give readers a deeper understanding of the inner workings of Sudoku and how it connects to the larger world of mathematics.

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  • The Monty Hall Problem
    The Monty Hall Problem (English, Hardback) Jason Rosenhouse

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive treatment of the Monty Hall Problem, one of the most famous brainteasers in mathematics. Its deceptive simplicity has fooled countless mathematicians. In addition to a thorough mathematical discussion of the problem, this book surveys the professional literature in a variety of disciplines.

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  • The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects
    The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects (English, Hardback) Jennifer Beineke

    Copyright 2017 by Princeton University Press.

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  • The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects
    The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects (English, Hardback) Jennifer Beineke

    The history of mathematics is filled with major breakthroughs resulting from solutions to recreational problems. Problems of interest to gamblers led to the modern theory of probability, for example, and surreal numbers were inspired by the game of Go. Yet even with such groundbreaking findings and a wealth of popular-level books exploring puzzles and brainteasers, research in recreational...

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  • Among the Creationists
    Among the Creationists (English, CD-Audio) Jason Rosenhouse

    Why do so many Americans reject the modern theory of evolution? Why does creationism, thoroughly refuted by scientists, retain such popularity among the public? Is the perceived conflict between evolution and Christianity genuine, or is it merely an illusion peculiar to Protestant fundamentalism?...

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  • Among the Creationists
    Among the Creationists (English, Hardback) Jason Rosenhouse

    Why does creationism, universally reviled by scientists, retain such popularity among the public? Seeking answers, mathematician Jason Rosenhouse became a regular attendee at creationist conferences and other gatherings. He tells his story through anecdotes, personal reflections, and scientific discussion, thereby painting a more realistic and human picture of modern creationism.

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