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Seasoned with Gardner's interest in the history and philosophy of science, this delightful book is a treasure-trove of puzzles, anecdotes, games, and logical theory. These intriguing problems, collected from Gardner's Scientific American columns, involve knots, interlocking rings, rotations and reflections, logical paradox, two-dimensional universes, chess strategies, and gambling odds. "Gardner conjures problems that are both profound and silly; exquisite truths and outrageous absurdities; paradoxes, anagrams, palindromes and party tricks...He knows, better than most, how many amazing true things there are in the world."--Newsweek

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226282565
ISBN-10: 0226282562
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 137mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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