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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Return to Book Page. Books by Martin Gardner. It’s a book that focuses almost entirely on those special singularities in our minds where the standard logic of a situation breaks down to allow a loophole, a shortcut The collection includes some famous conundrums, such as Zeno’s Paradox, Pascal’s Wager, Simpson’s Paradox in the form of a search for swingers at a singles’ club and the Gambler’s Fallacy.

This book is lots of fun for accomplished and aspiring nerds, but is also a good first introduction to infinite sets and very basic probability theory. Tristan rated it liked it Sep 12, We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

¡Ajá! Paradojas que hacen pensar by Martin Gardner

Puzzle books are a very difficult genre to review, because in many paradojass they are more like interactive games than sources of prose information. I have to admit I didn’t get all of this even though it was clearly targeted at middle school readers. A gift from my father in This book is short, but full of interesting puzzles and paradoxes to think about.

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That’s not to say the book is dumb or dumbed down. You can extend this line of reasoning to prove that the tiger can’t be anywhere within the review. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. We appreciate your feedback. The book is full of illustrations, which makes some of the explanations a lot easier to follow pnsar they would be otherwise.


Un divulgador brillante para un libro revelador. The review must be at least 50 characters long. You’ve successfully reported this review. This book is just the sort of thing to keep your company occupied when they visit.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. At least the cartoons helped! Nothing could be further from the truth. Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature especially the writings of Lewis Carrollphilosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion.

I’ve had this on my “to read” list for years and finally got around to checking it out. This buffet-style approach might dissappoint serious puzzlers like me! Gardner primarily approaches logical fallacies in this book.

This book is much more than just a collection of puzzles to solve, it really makes you think about some fascinating ideas pensad to paradoxes. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The title should be at least 4 characters long. You won’t know where the tiger will be until you haccen it.

You submitted the following rating and review. February 21, Imprint: Luis Uribe rated it really liked it Aug 20, You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. It tackles some very complex problems and some issues that have confounded mathematicians and logicians for centuries. This book twisted my brain up as a child Thanks for telling us about the problem. Paradojas que hacen pensar.


¡Ajá! Paradojas que hacen pensar

Buy the eBook Price: Lists with This Book. Maritn display name should be at least 2 characters long. Overall, it’s just a delightful book that’s easy to read and leaves you much smarter than you were when you started it.

Eugene Zilberleyb rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Martin Gardner was a supremely intelligent mathematician with a real talent for explaining complex mathematical problems in a way that lay people could understand.

Feb 08, Javier Santaolalla rated it liked it. If you want to read a book that has cool paradoxes and puzzles, this book has what you want. Some of the problems don’t even have an answer, and he even manages to walk you through why we’ve been unable to paradojae the question even though the answer seems obvious.

You can see a few sample pages on this Boing Boing link: He groups the book into several sections and groups the paradoxes under headings such as “Number” and “Time. Not to be overlooked by the casual reader who might not see themselves as the puzzling type, “Aha!

Paradojas que te hacen pensar by Martin Gardner. Very thought-proking and dispells some common myths.