A collection of entertaining and challenging logic puzzles which make accessible some of the most important and complex mathematical ideas of our time. The author creates a realm of characters who either always tell the truth or always lie, and sets a variety of problems for truth-seekers. He also investigates combinatory logic, in an adventure which culminates in Godel's famous theorem. Written by the author of "Forever Undecided", this book will appeal to puzzle lovers and to students of logic and mathematics.
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Raymond Smullyan, a well-known mathematician and logician and the author of many books, is Oscar Ewing Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University and Professor Emeritus of the City University of New York-Lehman College and Graduate Center.
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Book Description Oxford Paperbacks, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11019286095X
Book Description Oxford Paperbacks, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M019286095X