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AuthorGardner, Martin. author
TitleThe Universe in a Handkerchief [electronic resource] : Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays / by Martin Gardner
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Copernicus, 1996
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/0-387-28952-6
Descript X, 158 p. online resource

SUMMARY

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


CONTENT

Fiction and Verse -- The Diaries -- Letters -- Books and Articles -- Miscellaneous Amusements -- Doublets -- Pamphlets on Games


Mathematics Mathematics Mathematics general



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