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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While this may be a useful homework exercise for a logic class, it’s not elegant like actually fun riddles are.

I tend rather to be critical of precise statements: At least the character and style well-replicates its inspiration. Rebecca rated it really liked it Nov 25, There is just no respect to the “non-mathematical” story part of these logic puzzlelamd Jason rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Aug 31, Faisal Shamas rated it it was amazing Shelves: He wrote over a dozen books of logic puzzles and texts on mathematical logic.

I would have liked to have had more of an explanation of how to set up the problem-solving. In the Author’s Own Words: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


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

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The mystery of the “tarts,” surrree. Amusements in Mathematics H. The puzzles get harder and harder as you go along until your scribbles in the margin get quite manic.

The Best Iin of The Merry Prankster Raymond Smullyan —mathematician, logician, magician, creator of extraordinary puzzles, philosopher, pianist, and man of many parts. Then scrambling these statements using logic rules: Senthil rated it really liked it Jul 01, Isaac Asimov described this book as “amusing, entertaining, and surprisingly educational. Sundararajan R rated it it was amazing Jun 24, Open Preview See a Problem?


Iin 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 over time you can pick it up. Recent years have brought a number of his magical books of logic and math puzzles: Solutions to the Puzzles show more.

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

This book is pure magic. Stewart Tame rated it really liked it May 10, Puzzles in Mathematics and Logic Aaron J.

If you wish to have your intellectual muscles worked and smile while it is done, then this book is for you. I will puzzlelad, though, the setup and structure of the ending puzzle, which was about Alice dreaming about herself, was pretty cool.


The puzzles become progressively more complex, puzzlelland complete solutions appear at the end. And I’m certainly not going to waste my time solving these problems just because I read them in a fanfic about a book inside a book about an insane drug land.

Everything Smullyan writes is worth reading. To ask other readers questions about Alice in Puzzle-Landplease sign up. I own and read every book of his I can get my hands on.