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Mathematics and Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor

Mathematics and Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor

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1982
ISBN
0226650251
ISBN13
9780226650258
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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.
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