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The Resource When you were a tadpole and I was a fish : and other speculations about this and that, Martin Gardner

When you were a tadpole and I was a fish : and other speculations about this and that, Martin Gardner

Label
When you were a tadpole and I was a fish : and other speculations about this and that
Title
When you were a tadpole and I was a fish
Title remainder
and other speculations about this and that
Statement of responsibility
Martin Gardner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gardner, Martin
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q173
LC item number
.G355 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Questions and answers
Label
When you were a tadpole and I was a fish : and other speculations about this and that, Martin Gardner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-233) and index
Contents
Science. Ann Coulter takes on Darwin ; Isaac Newton's vast ocean of truth ; Bull's-eyes and famous fumbles ; Mr. Belloc objects ; Mr. Belloc still objects -- Bogus science. Why I am not a paranormalist ; New thought, unity, and Ella Wheeler Wilcox ; Was the sinking of the Titanic foretold? -- Mathematics. Dracula makes a martini ; The Fibonacci sequence ; L-tromino tiling of mutilated chessboards ; Is Ruben Hersch "out there"? -- Logic. The explosion of Blaggage's oracle ; The erasing of Philbert the Fudger -- Literature. The wonderful Wizard of Oz ; The life and adventures of Santa Claus ; Tales of the long bow ; When you were a tadpole and I was a fish -- Religion. The curious case of Frank Tipler ; The comic pratfall of Richard Roberts ; Why I am not an atheist ; The coloured lands ; The price we pay -- Politics. Is socialism a dirty word?
Control code
ocn317623052
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780809087372
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009010286
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317623052
Label
When you were a tadpole and I was a fish : and other speculations about this and that, Martin Gardner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-233) and index
Contents
Science. Ann Coulter takes on Darwin ; Isaac Newton's vast ocean of truth ; Bull's-eyes and famous fumbles ; Mr. Belloc objects ; Mr. Belloc still objects -- Bogus science. Why I am not a paranormalist ; New thought, unity, and Ella Wheeler Wilcox ; Was the sinking of the Titanic foretold? -- Mathematics. Dracula makes a martini ; The Fibonacci sequence ; L-tromino tiling of mutilated chessboards ; Is Ruben Hersch "out there"? -- Logic. The explosion of Blaggage's oracle ; The erasing of Philbert the Fudger -- Literature. The wonderful Wizard of Oz ; The life and adventures of Santa Claus ; Tales of the long bow ; When you were a tadpole and I was a fish -- Religion. The curious case of Frank Tipler ; The comic pratfall of Richard Roberts ; Why I am not an atheist ; The coloured lands ; The price we pay -- Politics. Is socialism a dirty word?
Control code
ocn317623052
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780809087372
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009010286
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317623052

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