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Logic Machines and Diagrams

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2206177

ISBN: 1117849848

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, faint spots to boards, faint stain to top page ridge. 1958 Hard Cover. ix, 157 pp. The advent of the digital computer has rendered logic diagrams and manipulatives into historical footnotes. Nevertheless, they are significant in the historical development of logic as an area of mathematics. In this book Gardner describes the various ways syllogisms and propositions have been represented in diagrams, but he also spends a great deal of time explaining the personalities. Ramon Lull was quite a character. Early in life he was a hedonist, but due to a religious vision, was converted into... View more info

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The Annotated Night Before Christmas: A Collection of Sequels, Parodies, and Imitations of Clement Moore's Immortal Ballad About Santa Claus

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Summit Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272384

ISBN: 0671708392

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A history of Moore's famous yuletide poem describes how the figure of Santa Claus evolved. View more info

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The Colossal Book of Mathematics

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289081

ISBN: 0393020231

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 724 pp. Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Topology, Game Theory, Infinity, and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics. Whether discussing hexaflexagons or number theory, Klein bottles or the essence of nothing, Martin Gardner has single-handedly created the field of recreational mathematics. The Colossal Book of Mathematics collects together Gardner's most popular pieces from his legendary Mathematical Games column, which ran in Scientific American for twenty-five years. Gardner's... View more info