Labyrinths Of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge by William PoundstoneLabyrinths Of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge by William Poundstone

Labyrinths Of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge

EditorWilliam Poundstone

Paperback | December 1, 1989

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This sharply intelligent, consistently provocative book takes the reader on an astonishing, thought-provoking voyage into the realm of delightful uncertainty--a world of paradox in which logical argument leads to contradiction and common sense is seemingly rendered irrelevant.

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William Poundstone studied physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of The Recursive Universe, about information theory and physics, and Labyrinths of Reason, an exploration of paradox in science. The author of such popular books as Big Secrets, The Ultimate, and Prisoner’s Dilemma, he has also written for...

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Title:Labyrinths Of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of KnowledgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.99 × 5.2 × 0.62 inPublished:December 1, 1989Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0385242719

ISBN - 13:9780385242714

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The author of Big Secrets and Bigger Secrets takes the reader on an astonishing, thought-provoking voyage into the realm of delightful uncertainty--a world of paradox in which logical argument leads to contradiction and common sense is seemingly rendered irrelevant