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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If you want to read a book that has cool paradoxes and puzzles, this book has what you want. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Luis Uribe rated it really liked it Aug 20, There’s not many books that can make such a claim. 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.

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. Now you know the tiger can’t be the last word, because then it wouldn’t be unexpected; having read all the words but one without finding the tiger, you would know the tiger was next before you actually saw it.

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.


This book twisted my brain up as a child You won’t know where the tiger will be until you encounter it. Cute drawings, clever humor, and all around fun.

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Hardcover mxrtin, pages. He groups the book into several sections and groups the paradoxes under headings such as “Number” and “Time. We appreciate your feedback. The world is lesser without Martin Gardner in it. Help spot trickery in advertizing and political assertions.

Make no mistake, it’s not, though young adults could certainly benefit and enjoy. You’ve successfully reported this review.

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Mucho podemos aprender de las paradojas. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It amuses me highly that the book came out of a compilation of filmstrips Gardner had pagadojas around various logic puzzles.

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Paradojas que hacen pensar. I got it when I was 10 or 11, and it’s as entertaining to me now as it was then. I’ve had this on my “to read” list for years and finally got around to checking it out. 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.


Overall, it’s just a delightful book that’s easy to read and leaves you much smarter than you were when you started it.

¡Ajá! Paradojas que hacen pensar by Martin Gardner

Not to be overlooked by the casual reader who might not see themselves as the puzzling type, “Aha! Olivia rated it it was amazing Feb 12, February 21, Imprint: 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 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.

He wrote the Mathematical Games column in Scientific American from toand published over 70 books. Libro interessante e adatto anche a coloro che, con matematica e logica hanno poco a che fare!

¡Ajá! Paradojas que hacen pensar

Item s unavailable for purchase. Return to Book Page. Examples are illustrated TIGER with crude but hilarious drawings some of which originally appeared in a series of filmstrips anyone remember filmstrips? It’s kind of an odd book, in that the cartoony style is a little dated and it really looks more like a kid’s book or a Young Adult book.