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  • What is the Name of This Book?
    What is the Name of This Book? (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    A celebrated mathematician presents more than 200 increasingly complex problems that delve into Gödel's undecidability theorem and other examples of the deepest paradoxes of logic and set theory. Solutions.

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  • Alice in Puzzle-Land
    Alice in Puzzle-Land (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan, Greer Fitting

    Characters from Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass populate these 88 puzzles involving word play, logic and metalogic, and philosophical paradoxes. The charmingly illustrated challenges range from easy to difficult and include solutions.

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  • Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
    Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    Fifty elegant, witty problems involve deducing events in a game's past. Holmes instructs Watson in the intricacies of retrograde analysis in a series of increasingly complex mysteries. Readers need only know how chess pieces move.

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  • The Lady or the Tiger?
    The Lady or the Tiger? (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    Created by a renowned puzzle master, these whimsically themed challenges involve paradoxes about probability, time, and change; metapuzzles; and self-referentiality. Nineteen chapters advance in difficulty from relatively simple to highly complex. 1982 edition.

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  • Set Theory and the Continuum Problem
    Set Theory and the Continuum Problem (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan, Melvin Fitting

    A lucid, elegant, and complete survey of set theory, this three-part treatment explores axiomatic set theory, the consistency of the continuum hypothesis, and forcing and independence results. 1996 edition.

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  • Beginner's Further Guide To Mathematical Logic, A
    Beginner's Further Guide To Mathematical Logic, A (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    This book is a sequel to my Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic.The previous volume deals with elements of propositional and first-order logic, contains a bit on formal systems and recursion, and concludes with chapters on Gödel's famous incompleteness theorem, along with related results.The present volume begins with a bit more on propositional and first-order logic, followed by what I would...

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  • Magic Garden Of George B And Other Logic Puzzles, The
    Magic Garden Of George B And Other Logic Puzzles, The (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    The author presents a bombshell puzzle so startling that it seems incredible that there could be any solution at all!

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  • King Arthur in Search of His Dog and Other Curious Puzzles
    King Arthur in Search of His Dog and Other Curious Puzzles (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    This fanciful, original collection for readers of all ages features arithmetic puzzles, logic problems related to crime detection, and logicand arithmetic puzzles involving King Arthur and his Dogs of the Round Table.

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  • Satan, Cantor & Infinity
    Satan, Cantor & Infinity (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    A renowned mathematician tells stories of knights and knaves in an entertaining look at the logical precepts behind infinity, probability, time, and change. Complete solutions appear within the narrative of the text.

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  • Beginner's Further Guide To Mathematical Logic, A
    Beginner's Further Guide To Mathematical Logic, A (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    This book is a sequel to my Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic.The previous volume deals with elements of propositional and first-order logic, contains a bit on formal systems and recursion, and concludes with chapters on Gödel's famous incompleteness theorem, along with related results.The present volume begins with a bit more on propositional and first-order logic, followed by what I would...

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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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  • Magic Garden Of George B And Other Logic Puzzles, The
    Magic Garden Of George B And Other Logic Puzzles, The (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    The author presents a bombshell puzzle so startling that it seems incredible that there could be any solution at all!

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  • Reflections: The Magic, Music And Mathematics Of Raymond Smullyan
    Reflections: The Magic, Music And Mathematics Of Raymond Smullyan (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    This is an exciting if not rambling account of events of Raymond Smullyan's four lives - as a mathematical logician, musician, magician, and author - together with thoughts that come to his mind as he recalls them.

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  • Reflections: The Magic, Music And Mathematics Of Raymond Smullyan
    Reflections: The Magic, Music And Mathematics Of Raymond Smullyan (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    This is an exciting if not rambling account of events of Raymond Smullyan's four lives - as a mathematical logician, musician, magician, and author - together with thoughts that come to his mind as he recalls them.

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  • Logical Labyrinths
    Logical Labyrinths (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    Features an approach to the teaching of mathematical logic by putting it in the context of the puzzles and paradoxes of common language and rational thought. Using the logic of lying and truth-telling, this book introduces the informal reasoning preparing them for the formal study of symbolic logic, from propositional logic to first-order logic.

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  • Who Knows?
    Who Knows? (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    Invites reader to explore some beautiful and some horrible ideas related to religious and mystical thought. This book focuses on the doctrine of Hell and its justification, presenting arguments on both sides of the controversy.

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  • The Riddle of Schenerazade
    The Riddle of Schenerazade (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    A collection of more than two hundred mindbending puzzles demystifies Scheherazade and the Arabian Nights enigmas and includes logic tricks, number games, true/false paradoxes, and logic puzzles.

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  • First-order Logic
    First-order Logic (English, Paperback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    This self-contained study is both an introduction to quantification theory and an exposition of new results and techniques in "analytic" or "cut free" methods. The focus is on the tableau point of view. Includes 144 illustrations.

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  • Godel's Incompleteness Theorems
    Godel's Incompleteness Theorems (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    An introduction to the work of the mathematical logician Kurt Godel, which guides the reader through his Theorem of Undecidability and his theories on the completeness of logic, the incompleteness of numbers and the consistency of the axiom of choice.

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  • Recursion Theory for Metamathematics
    Recursion Theory for Metamathematics (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    In 1931, Princeton mathematician Kurt Godel startled the scientific world with his 'Theorem of Undecidability', which showed that some statements in mathematics are inherently 'undecidable'. This volume of the 'Oxford Logic Guides' is a sequel to Smullyan's Godel's 'Incompleteness Theorems' (Oxford Logic Guides No. 19, 1992).

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