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Reflections : the magic, music, and mathematics of Raymond Smullyan

Author: Raymond M Smullyan
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an exciting if not rambling account of events of Raymond Smullyan's four lives - as a mathematical logician, musician, magician, and author - together with thoughts that come to his mind as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smullyan, Raymond M.
Reflections.
New Jersey : World Scientific, 2015
(DLC) 2015001067
(OCoLC)898167450
Named Person: Raymond M Smullyan; Raymond M Smullyan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond M Smullyan
ISBN: 9789814644594 9814644595
OCLC Number: 907289795
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 213 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Chapter 1 Early Childhood""; ""Chapter 2 Later Childhood""; ""THIS MAN�S FATHER IS MY FATHER�S SON (myself)""; ""“GOOD FOOD IS NOT CHEAP. CHEAP FOOD IS NOT GOOD.�""; ""Chapter 3 High School""; ""ODE TO SHAKESPEARE""; ""A Shakespearean Quiz""; ""Answers""; ""Chapter 4 Beginning College""; ""Know Your Philosophers""; ""Answers""; ""More Philosophers""; ""Answers""; ""Still More Philosophers""; ""Answers""; ""Chapter 5 University of Chicago, Music, Magic""; ""IN LIFE HE WAS INCORRIGIBLE. IN DEATH HE�S EVEN WORSE!"" ""(A) THIS SENTENCE CAN NEVER BE PROVED""""(B) THIS SENTENCE IS NOT PROVABLE IN SYSTEM S.""; ""Chapter 6 Dartmouth, Princeton""; ""Chapter 7 After Graduation""; ""Chapter 8 Diagonalization, Love, Logic, a Letter""; ""A Gothic Quiz""; ""Answers""; ""From Arnold Vance""; ""Answers""; ""My Reply to Arnold""; ""Answers""; ""From Malgosia Askanas""; ""Answers""; ""From Bruce Horowitz""; ""Answers""; ""To Which I Might Add""; ""Answers""; ""Chapter 9 The Piano Society""; ""Musical Definitions""; ""Music Quiz, by Raymond Smullyan""; ""From The Piano Society Chronicles"" ""IS THERE A SPY IN THE COMMUNITY?""""PROBLEM OF THE LISTED SETS""; ""THOSE WHO LIKE THIS KIND OF BOOK WILL FIND IT JUST THE KIND OF BOOK THEY LIKE!""; ""NOTE. I SENT THE ABOVE MESSAGE, AS WELL AS THE POSTSCRIPT BELOW TO MANY OF MY FRIENDS. HERE IS THE REST:""; ""I COULDN�T FAIL TO DISAGREE WITH YOU LESS!""; ""Chapter 10 Lovely Ladies I Have Known""; ""Irene Schreier Scott""; ""Kate Jones""; ""Teja Krasek""; ""Malgosia Askanas""; ""Sue Toledo""; ""“Caroline�""; ""Elizabeth""; ""Betul Yilsnaz""
Responsibility: by Raymond Smullyan (Indiana University, USA).

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