TITLE

Puzzles and Paradoxes and Their (Sometimes) Profounder Implications

AUTHOR(S)
Rowe, David
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Mar2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on mathematical puzzles and paradoxes. It offers information on the contributions of the mathematician Martin Gardner in the development of mathematical puzzles and information on the German mathematician Victor Schlegel, who was the first one to generalize the square-rectangle paradox. The author discusses the foundations for geometry and Mach's principle.
ACCESSION #
58696807

 

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