I Think, Therefore I Laugh The Flip Side of Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0231119151

ISBN-13: 9780231119153

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

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The preeminent explicator of mathematical logic to non-mathematicians, John Allen Paulos is familiar to general readers not only from his bestselling books but also from his media appearances, including The David Letterman Show and National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation" and "Science Friday," as well as articles in Newsweek, Nature, Discover, Business Week, the New York Times Book Review, The Nation, New York Review of Books, and The London Review of Books. Paulos originally wrote this charming little book on analytic logic, its mathematics, and its puzzles in 1985. And as in his later books, he uses jokes, stories, parables, and anecdotes to elucidate difficult concepts, in this case, some of the fundamental problems in modern philosophy.
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List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396

Preface to the Second Edition
Two Unlikely Pairs of Men
Wittgenstein and Carroll
Groucho Meets Russell
You Bet Your Life
The Titl of This Section Contains Three Erors
Russell's Dr. Goldberg and Dr. Rubin
Language and Metalanguage: Do You Get It?
Meaning, Reference, and Dora Black's First Husband
Analytic vs. Synthetic, Boole vs. Boyle, and Mathematics vs. Cookery
Induction, Causality, and Hume's Eggs
The Tortoise Came First?
Of Birds and Strange Colors
Truths, Half-Truths, and Statistics
Duhem, Poincare, and the Poconos-Catskill Diet
Reductionism, Fallibilism, and Opportunism
Randomness and the Berry Task
Determinism and Smart Computers
Bell's Inequality and Weirdness
On Assumptions
Context, Complexity, and Artificial Intelligence
Why Did He Just Now Touch His Head?
Arrow, Prisoners, and Compromise
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