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The liar paradox and the towers of Hanoi : the 10 greatest puzzles of all time

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004.
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Ever since the Sphinx asked his legendary riddle of Oedipus, riddles, conundrums, and puzzles of all sizes have kept humankind perplexed and amused. This title presents puzzles that deal with history.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Danesi, Marcel, 1946-
Liar paradox and the towers of Hanoi.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004
(DLC) 2003027191
(OCoLC)53937679
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Danesi
ISBN: 0471678430 9780471678434
OCLC Number: 173265448
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 248 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Riddle of the Sphinx --
Alcuin's River-Crossing Puzzle --
Fibonacci's Rabbit Puzzle --
Euler's Königsberg Bridges Puzzle --
Guthrie's Four-Color Problem --
Lucas's Towers of Hanoi Puzzle --
Loyd's Get Off the Earth Puzzle --
Epimenides' Liar Paradox --
The Lo Shu Magic Square --
The Cretan Labyrinth --
Answers and explanations.
Responsibility: Marcel Danesi.

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""With the proliferation of puzzle books, one looks for something different, and here it is! ... This treatment will arouse interest, ally suspicion and banish fear."" (""Mathematical Association of Read more...

 
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