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Mathematics and humor

By: Paulos, John Allen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1982Description: 116 p.ISBN: 9780226650258.Subject(s): Wit and humor - PhilosophyDDC classification: 801.957 Summary: John Allen Paulos cleverly scrutinizes the mathematical structures of jokes, puns, paradoxes, spoonerisms, riddles, and other forms of humor, drawing examples from such sources as Rabelais, Shakespeare, James Beattie, René Thom, Lewis Carroll, Arthur Koestler, W. C. Fields, and Woody Allen. (http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo3635923.html)
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John Allen Paulos cleverly scrutinizes the mathematical structures of jokes, puns, paradoxes, spoonerisms, riddles, and other forms of humor, drawing examples from such sources as Rabelais, Shakespeare, James Beattie, René Thom, Lewis Carroll, Arthur Koestler, W. C. Fields, and Woody Allen. (http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo3635923.html)

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