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Logic eBooks

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  • The Rules of Contagion

    Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop

    An Observer Book of the YearA Times Science Book of the YearA New Statesman Book of the YearA Financial Times Science Book of the Year'Astonishingly bold' Daily Mail'It is hard to imagine a more timely book ... much of the modern world will make more sense having read it.' The TimesWe live in... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Can You Solve My Problems?

    A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

    by Alex Bellos ...
    Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old?Can you beat Sherlock Holmes?If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems.Here are 125 of the world's best brainteasers from the last two millennia, taking us from ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries along the way ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever ways to (roughly) calculate anything

    by Rob Eastaway ...
    ‘Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway’ SIMON SINGH‘A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers’ HANNAH FRYHow many cats are there in the world?What's the chance of winning the lottery twice?And just how long does it take to count to a million?Learn how to tackle tricky maths problems with nothing but the back of an envelope, a pencil and some good old-fashioned brain power.Join ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead and Live Without Barriers

    by Jo Boaler ...
    When we learn, we change what we believe and how we interact with the world. This changes who we are as people and what we can achieve.Many people grow up being told they are ‘not a maths person’ or perhaps ‘not smart’. They come to believe their potential is limited.Now, however, the latest science has revealed that our identities are constantly in flux; when we learn new things, we can change ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Logic

    If a man supports Arsenal one day and Spurs the next then he is fickle but not necessarily illogical. From this starting point, and assuming no previous knowledge of logic, Wilfrid Hodges takes the reader through the whole gamut of logical expressions in a simple and lively way. Readers who are more mathematically adventurous will find optional sections introducing rather more challenging material ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fermi's Estimation Method

    Fermi's Estimation method is a way of approximating answers to questions that lack specific information and require you to use your logical reasoning .These types of questions are very popular in job/university in order to test your creative problem solving skills. This book provides a brief insight into Fermi's estimation method and gives you a simple step by step guide to using the method so ... Read more

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  • So You Think You've Got Problems?

    Surprising and rewarding puzzles to sharpen your mind

    by Alex Bellos ...
    **So you think you've got problems? In this book, you will be:Imprisoned by a sadistic logician.Challenged to raise dogs from the dead.Trapped on a burning island.And much more besides . . .**Everything is at stake in this compendium of more than 150 ingenious puzzles, selected to reveal the wonderful diversity of brainteasers that have confounded and intrigued solvers for the last thousand years. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Art of Logic

    How to Make Sense in a World that Doesn't

    by Eugenia Cheng ...
    Emotions are powerful. In newspaper headlines and on social media, they have become the primary way of understanding the world. But strong feelings make it more difficult to see the reality behind the rhetoric. In The Art of Logic, Eugenia Cheng shows how mathematical logic can help us see things more clearly - and know when politicians and companies are trying to mislead us.First Cheng explains ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Alan M. Turing

    Centenary Edition

    'In a short life he accomplished much, and to the roll of great names in the history of his particular studies added his own.' So is described one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century, yet Alan Turing's name was not widely recognised until his contribution to the breaking of the German Enigma code became public in the 1970s. The story of Turing's life fascinates and in the years since ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • A Dictionary of Logic

    series Oxford Quick Reference Online
    A Dictionary of Logic expands on Oxford's coverage of the topic in works such as The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics, and A Dictionary of Computer Science. Featuring more than 450 entries primarily concentrating on technical terminology, the history of logic, the foundations of mathematics, and non-classical logic, this dictionary is an essential ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Single Digits

    In Praise of Small Numbers

    The remarkable properties of the numbers one through nineIn Single Digits, Marc Chamberland takes readers on a fascinating exploration of small numbers, from one to nine, looking at their history, applications, and connections to various areas of mathematics, including number theory, geometry, chaos theory, numerical analysis, and mathematical physics. For instance, why do eight perfect card ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Logic: A Very Short Introduction

    by Graham Priest ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Logic is often perceived as having little to do with the rest of philosophy, and even less to do with real life. In this lively and accessible introduction, Graham Priest shows how wrong this conception is. He explores the philosophical roots of the subject, explaining how modern formal logic deals with issues ranging from the existence of God and the reality of time to paradoxes of probability ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Maths in Bite-sized Chunks

    by Chris Waring ...
    Let the real world show you how maths works. Maths is often cited as the ‘most difficult’ or ‘complex’ subject to study, many people admitting to a wariness that was probably ingrained into them in their schooldays. In Maths in Bite-sized Chunks, Chris Waring proves that it’s easy to break the subject down into accessible, understandable information, much of which, in fact, we use in one way or ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge: Over 365 puzzles to test your wits and excite your mind

    ’Be warned: cracking puzzles releases a very addictive drug.’ – Marcus du SautoyHave you ever wanted to be a puzzle pro or logical luminary? Well, look no further!The perfect way to liven up your day, The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge has over 365 puzzles to test your wits and excite your mind. From starter puzzles to perplexing Olympiad problems designed to stretch even the strongest ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

    Combining stories of great writers and philosophers with quotations and riddles, this completely original text for first courses in mathematical logic examines problems related to proofs, propositional logic and first-order logic, undecidability, and other topics. 2013 edition. ... Read more

    $29.27 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Penguin Book of Puzzles

    **Want to keep your brain active and in trim? Challenge your mind with The Penguin Book of Puzzles . . .From the riddles of the ancients to puzzles that perplex the greatest minds of today, The Penguin Book of Puzzles is a glorious compendium of conundrums from throughout history.**These challenges will require all the reader's wits to solve, but range from the easy to the brain-bending and are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Gödelian Puzzle Book

    Puzzles, Paradoxes and Proofs

    These brand-new recreational logic puzzles provide entertaining variations on Gödel's incompleteness theorems, offering ingenious challenges related to infinity, truth and provability, undecidability, and other concepts. Created by the celebrated logician Raymond Smullyan, the puzzles require no background in formal logic and will delight readers of all ages.The two-part selection of puzzles and ... Read more

    $21.93 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The GCHQ Puzzle Book II

    by GCHQ ...
    Train your brain with these fiendishly difficult puzzles, the perfect companion for anyone wanting to keep their mind busy'Fiendishly tricky' Daily MailWith their first bestselling book, The GCHQ Puzzle Book, the UK's intelligence and security experts tested us with puzzles, codes and real-life entrance tests from their archives.Now, they are back with a NEW collection of head-scratching, mind ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • x+y

    A Mathematician's Manifesto for Rethinking Gender

    by Eugenia Cheng ...
    From imaginary numbers to the fourth dimension and beyond, mathematics has always been about imagining things that seem impossible at first glance. In x+y, Eugenia Cheng draws on the insights of higher-dimensional mathematics to reveal a transformative new way of talking about the patriarchy, mansplaining and sexism: a way that empowers all of us to make the world a better place.Using precise ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Hack, Hack, Who's There? A Gentle Introduction to Model Theory

    by David Reid ...
    “Hi, Joan. What’s the book you’re reading?”“A mathematics popularization. Do you want to download it?”“Mathematics! Forget it! I hated it in school. Couldn’t understand all those symbols.”“No, no, there are no formulas. This is about sets and logic....”“Oh, that. I know those. Puzzles and Venn diagrams.”“No, no. None of that. It is about Model Theory.”“Machettes? Fashion models? Economic models?” ... Read more

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  • The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book

    Lexical perplexities and cracking conundrums from across the globe

    by Alex Bellos ...
    From the bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Can You Solve My Problems? comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining collection of puzzles for crossword addicts and language-lovers of all stripes.'The only puzzle book I've seen that manages to befuddle both sides of the brain at the same time.'DARA Ó BRIAIN'Such fun, full of unexpected ideas and charmingly written.'TIM HARFORD< ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Mathematical Works of Lewis Carroll

    Symbolic Logic, The Game of Logic & Feeding the Mind

    by Lewis Carroll ...
    Lewis Carroll wrote several mathematics books. He was mainly interested in using logic diagrams as a pedagogical tool. Symbolic Logic, first published in 1896, contains literally dozens of puzzles. He believed heartily that children would enjoy learning mathematics if they could be enticed by amusing stories and puzzles. The Game of Logic, published in 1897, was intended to teach logic to children ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Selected Mathematical Works: Symbolic Logic + The Game of Logic + Feeding the Mind

    by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, alias Lewis Carroll

    by Lewis Carroll ...
    This carefully crafted ebook: “Selected Mathematical Works: Symbolic Logic + The Game of Logic + Feeding the Mind” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Lewis Carroll wrote several mathematics books. He was mainly interested in using logic diagrams as a pedagogical tool.Symbolic Logic, first published in 1896, contains literally dozens of puzzles. He ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems

    Henry Ernest Dudeney (1857–1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic puzzles and mathematical games. He is known as one of the country's foremost creators of puzzles.The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems is a 1907 mathematical puzzle book by Henry Dudeney. The first part of the book features a series of puzzles based on the characters from The Canterbury ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD