Alice in Puzzle-Land has ratings and 13 reviews. Riku said: Raymond Smullyan is famed to be a philosopher, logician, mathematician, musician, magicia. Alice in Puzzle-Land by Raymond M. Smullyan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. “Alice in Puzzle-Land” is a charming and challenging adventure — a perfect tribute to Lewis Carroll’s Alice. There are several puzzles in the.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The puzzles get harder and harder as you go along until your scribbles in the margin get quite manic.

Alice in Puzzle-Land: A Carrollian Tale for Children Under Eighty

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. La Dover ha da poco ristampato, come sua abitudine a prezzo abbordabile, uno dei tanti libri di Raymond Smullyan, matematico noto per essere uno dei principali esponenti della corrente “esperti di problemi di logica”. There is just no respect to the “non-mathematical” story part of these logic scenarios: At least the character and style well-replicates its inspiration.



Smullyan was a logician, musician, Zen master, puzzle master, and writer. Most of the book is just Wonderland characters unabashedly telling each other logic puzzles, unfortunately.

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I tend rather to be critical of precise statements: Alan rated it really liked it Puzzlelannd 31, I tend rather to be critical of precise statements: Then translating this into a aloce with Alice in Wonderland names.

Alice in Puzzle-Land : A Carrollian Tale for Children Under Eighty

The puzzles become progressively more complex, and complete solutions appear at the end. Michael Emond rated it pjzzleland was amazing Aug 08, Alice in Puzzle-Land is a nice resource for someone who’s teaching a course in logic, but for people trying to entertain themselves with puzzles, I’d recommend dipping into this one for a while, then switching to something by Martin Gardner. Refresh and try again.

Stewart Tame rated it really liked it May 10, Of course, finding the trick isn’t easy if you haven’t seen it before, but fortunately you get several chances to try the trick, and This was a fun read. I can’t rate it more highly because, by the middle of the book, all the puzzles begin to seem the same, and one generally knows they can be solved simply by enumerating cases. I would have liked to have had more of an explanati This is a fun book of math, logic, and philosophical puzzles.


Alice in Puzzle-Land by Raymond M.

While this may be a useful homework exercise for a logic class, it’s not elegant like actually fun riddles are. The puzzles in this book required a different kind of problem solving them what I am used to.

Written by a distinguished mathematician and creator of popular puzzle books, this volume requires no background in formal logic. This book is pure magic. Mark Lim rated it puzleland liked it Oct 13, Rebecca rated it really liked it Nov 25, Some of the puzzles can be solved by simply enumerating all of the possible answers, then checking if they are correct.