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Symbolic Logic And The Game Of Logic

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9781447480662
Genre : Philosophy
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Lewis Carroll the author of the world famous Alice in Wonderland is well known even today for his fiction, but his tenure as professor of mathematics at Oxford university is less well known as is his love of logic problems. Carroll was a mathematician at heart; he deeply loved and was fascinated by the subject. At first it may seem odd that a creator of such nonsensical writings would have such an interest in this area, although the logic involved in maths appealed to the very clever mind of Dodgson, and logical oddities are at the root of a lot of the wit in the Alice books.
Category: Philosophy

Selected Mathematical Works Symbolic Logic The Game Of Logic Feeding The Mind

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9788026805182
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This carefully crafted ebook: “Selected Mathematical Works: Symbolic Logic + The Game of Logic + Feeding the Mind” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Lewis Carroll wrote several mathematics books. He was mainly interested in using logic diagrams as a pedagogical tool. Symbolic Logic, first published in 1896, contains literally dozens of puzzles. He believed heartily that children would enjoy learning mathematics if they could be enticed by amusing stories and puzzles. The Game of Logic, published in 1897, was intended to teach logic to children. His "game" consisted of a card with two diagrams, together with a set of counters, five grey and four red. The two diagrams were Carroll's version of a two-set and a three-set Venn diagram. A manuscript of a brief lecture Lewis Carroll once gave, Feeding the Mind, discusses the importance of not only feeding the body, but also the mind. Carroll wittily puts forth connections between the diet of the body and mind, and gives helpful tips on how to best digest knowledge in the brain. This essay was originally printed in 1907. Lewis Carroll ((1832-1898) is best known as the author of Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. His real name was Charles Dodgson. His father, the Reverend Charles Dodgson, instilled in his son a love of mathematics from an early age. Lewis studied at Oxford, and later taught there as a Mathematics Lecturer.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Game Of Logic

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9783734015656
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: The Game of Logic by Lewis Carroll
Category: Fiction

The Universe In A Handkerchief

Author : Martin Gardner
ISBN : 9780387289526
Genre : Mathematics
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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.
Category: Mathematics

Symbolic Logic

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : NWU:35556005116579
Genre : Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
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Category: Logic, Symbolic and mathematical

Mathematical Logic

Author : Stephen Cole Kleene
ISBN : 9780486317076
Genre : Mathematics
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Contents include an elementary but thorough overview of mathematical logic of 1st order; formal number theory; surveys of the work by Church, Turing, and others, including Gödel's completeness theorem, Gentzen's theorem, more.
Category: Mathematics

Symbolic Logic The Original Classic Edition

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 1742444784
Genre : Games
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Yes, this is the Lewis Carroll who wrote Alice in Wonderland, and this work shows the same quirky humor. Here you see Carroll the mathematician at his playful best. Don't let the title of the first work mislead you--this isn't about modern symbolic logic but about ways of expressing classical logic with symbols. It's loaded with amusing problems to delight any mathematical puzzler. He turns logic into a game played with diagrams and counters, giving you hundreds of challenging and witty syllogisms to solve. Great mind-stretching fun. Over 350 ingenious problems involving classical logic: logic is expressed in terms of symbols; syllogisms and the sorites are diagrammed; logic becomes a game played with two diagrams and a set of counters. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 - 14 January 1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, Symbolic Logic, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky," all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, which you will enjoy in each pay of this book!
Category: Games

Perplexing Puzzles And Tantalizing Teasers

Author : Martin Gardner
ISBN : 0486256375
Genre : Games
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Combines two previously published works, resulting in ninety-three brain-teasing puzzles, riddles, and questions with an emphasis on humor.
Category: Games

Games And Fun With Playing Cards

Author : Joseph Leeming
ISBN : 0486239772
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Here's a collection of 124 games, tricks, puzzles and stunts with cards that will provide hours of entertainment for all ages. 20 varieties of solitaire, old stand-bys — Go Fish, Crazy Eights, Old Maid — and lesser known games — Authors, Frogs in the Pond, Persian Pasha — and much more.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction