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The logic of Alice clear thinking in Wonderland : chapter by chapter discussions of some principles and contemporary applications of logic and clear thinking demonstrated by Lewis Carroll in his book, Alice"s adventures in Wonderland by Bernard M. Patten

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, NY .
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  • Carroll, Lewis, -- 1832-1898,
  • Logic in literature,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism,
  • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Bernard M. Patten.
LC ClassificationsPR4611.A73 P38 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16975870M
ISBN 109781591026754
LC Control Number2008030716

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Lewis Carrolls Symbolic logic: part I, Elementary, , fifth edition, part II, Advanced, never previously published: together with letters from Lewis Carroll to eminent nineteenth-century logicians and to his "logical sister," and eight versions of the Barber-shop paradox / edited, with annotations and an introd., by William Warren Bartley, III/5. The bottom line: Despite Alice's seemingly normal behavior as our guide through Wonderland, the Tea Party's attendees have a better understanding of logic than Alice (in this example). Word Ladder Aside from writing children's books, Lewis Carroll invented a logic puzzle called the Word Ladder.   tunnel underground. In the second book she steps through the looking glass. Both of these represent a transition of reality (and with it the underpinning rules of logic, maths, and physics, etc.) from the real world into a fantasy world. Thus most of the logic represented in Alice in Wonderland is centered around opposites, paradox, and. Logic By Alice Notley Alice Notley has become one of America’s greatest living poets. She has long written in narrative and epic and genre-bending modes to discover new ways to explore the nature of the self and the social and cultural importance of disobedience. The artist Rudy Burckhardt once.

Logic in Alice in Wonderland Carroll, Lewis, and Helen Oxenbury. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, Print. `Oh, I know!' exclaimed Alice, who had not attended to this last remark, `it's a vegetable. It doesn't look like one, but it is.' `I quite.   Carroll's work in logic, notably the unpublished second part of his book Symbolic Logic, foreshadowed results that appeared about years later. This long-lost Cited by: 1. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a young girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a subterranean fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity Cited by:   The problem is from Carroll’s book Symbolic Logic, a lesser known work than Alice in Wonderland. Carroll was a maths don at Oxford and Symbolic Logic was not aimed at children.