Ajá! Paradojas que hacen pensar has ratings and 19 reviews. King said: [ Warning: This review may contain an unexpected tiger. You won’t know where t. Buy ¡Ajá!: paradojas que te hacen pensar 1ª ed. by Martin Gardner (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery. : AJÁ PARADOJAS QUE HACEN PENSAR () by MARTIN GARDNER and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible.

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Gardner at his best! Overall, it’s just a delightful book that’s easy to read and leaves you much smarter than you were when you started it. This book is much more than just a collection of puzzles to solve, gsrdner really makes you think about some fascinating ideas relating to paradoxes. This buffet-style approac Not to be overlooked by the casual reader who might not see themselves as the puzzling type, “Aha! Help spot trickery in parsdojas and political assertions.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The title should be at least 4 characters long. 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 ajs 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.

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We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. You won’t know where the tiger will be until you encounter it. This is a great book for paradox fans of all ages, and it’s wonderful for beginners but still worthwhile to the seasoned puzzler.

The book jumps lightly from puzzle stories, to light math, to trivia, and a wide variety of applications and puzzle types. If you want to read a book that has cool paradoxes and puzzles, this book has what you want. 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.

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¡Ajá! Paradojas que hacen pensar by Martin Gardner

Gotcha,” is that rare breed of puzzlebook that has universal appeal. Trice rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Paeadojas of the problems don’t even have an answer, and he even manages to walk you through why we’ve been unable to answer the question even though the answer seems obvious. Each puzzle is drawn out using childish stick-figures to present a paradox or riddle, which is then explained and reviewed in prose on the following page. Cute drawings, clever humor, and all around fun.

Many interesting problems, but for almost all of them a remainder is made to another book of the great Martin Gardner I remember reading its articles on Scientific American ; that sounds to me more than a “paid” advertisement; most paradoxes are just outlined.

He uses the cartoons to walk you through exactly the wrong conclusion, then steps back and brilliantly deconstructs the argument so that you can see where your normal human condition fails you and why the unintuitive answer is the mathematically correct one.


This book is just the sort of thing to keep your company occupied when they visit. It tackles some qye complex problems and some issues that have confounded mathematicians and logicians for centuries.

That said, he does it in a way that involves minimal math and only a basic understanding of logic and reason. Dicho esto, el libro trata parwdojas paradojas en diferentes bloques: He groups the book into several sections and groups the paradoxes under headings such as “Number” and “Time.

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Examples are illustrated TIGER with crude but hilarious drawings some of which originally appeared in a series of filmstrips anyone remember filmstrips? The world is lesser without Martin Gardner in it. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Hardcoverpages. Make no mistake, it’s not, though young adults could certainly benefit and enjoy.