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Gardner, Martin

Overview
Works: 160 works in 409 publications in 8 languages and 1,035 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Puzzles and games  Nonsense verse  Interviews  Games  Drama  Action and adventure films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA95, 793.74
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Most widely held works about Martin Gardner
 
Most widely held works by Martin Gardner
Mathematics, magic and mystery by Martin Gardner( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No skill at sleight of hand is needed to perform the more than 500 tricks described. Mathematics guarantees their success
Mathematical magic show : more puzzles, games, diversions, illusions & other mathematical sleight-of-mind from Scientific American by Martin Gardner( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On title page: More puzzles, games, diversions, illusions, & other mathematical sleight-of-mind from "Scientific American."
Relativity for the million by Martin Gardner( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fads and fallacies in the name of science by Martin Gardner( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fair and witty appraisal examines some of the crazes and quackeries that have masqueraded as science. Discussions include hollow earth theories; Charles Fort and the Fortean Society; Wilhelm Reich and orgone sex energy; dianetics; flying saucers; food and medical fads; much more. "A very able and even-tempered presentation." {u2014} The New Yorker
The annotated Snark : the full text of Lewis Carroll's great nonsense epic, the hunting of the snark by Lewis Carroll( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nonsense poem recounting the adventures of the Bellman and his crew and their challenges hunting a Snark
Mathematical puzzles and diversions by Martin Gardner( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematische Hexereien : Denksport-aufgaben, Kunststücke, Rätsel, Spiele, mathematische Zauberei by Martin Gardner( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Gardner's mathematical games : the entire collection of his Scientific American columns by Martin Gardner( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable source that brings together 30 years of Gardner's "Mathematical Games" column which ran in Scientific American from 1956 to 1986
The whys of a philosophical scrivener by Martin Gardner( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener showcases Martin Gardner as the consummate philosopher, thinker, and great mathematician that he is. Exploring issues that range from faith to prayer to evil to immortality, and far beyond, Garnder challenges the discerning reader with fundamental questions of classical philosophy and life's greater meanings. Recalling such philosophers was Wittgenstein and Arendt, The Whys of Philosophical Scrivener embodies Martin Garner's unceasing interest and joy in the impenetrable mysteries of life
Kopf oder Zahl? Paradoxa und mathematische Knobeleien by Martin Gardner( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time travel and other mathematical bewilderments by Martin Gardner( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapters : the movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive, true-to-life examination of being young and black on the mean streets of Memphis. Meet Alphonzo, better known as Zo, torn between the words of wisdom of his Big Momma and the temptations of the street. Zo finds that money, lust, betrayal, and greed are the pages that turn Zo's life into corruption, self-destruction, and a soul without redemption
Mit dem Fahrstuhl in die 4. Dimension : mathematische Rätsel, Paradoxien und neue logische Probleme by Martin Gardner( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penrose tiles to trapdoor ciphers by Martin Gardner( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of some of Gardner's "Mathematical Games" columns from twenty-five years of Scientific American. New material included in a bibliography and a postscript
Tong su xiang dui lun by Jia Le( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematische Hexereien : Denksportaufgaben, Kunststücke, Rätsel, Spiele, mathemat. Zauberei by Martin Gardner( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in Undetermined and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Magie des paradoxes by Martin Gardner( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un recueil des paradoxes "les plus amusants et les plus significatifs" dans les domaines suivants: la logique, la géométrie, les nombres, les statistiques, les probabilités et le temps
Mathematical carnival by Martin Gardner( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country of the Blind : and Other Science-Fiction Stories by Martin Gardner( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fads and fallacies in the name of science
Languages
English (102)

German (22)

French (12)

Italian (6)

Russian (3)

Spanish (3)

Swedish (2)

Chinese (1)

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Fads and fallacies in the name of scienceMathematical puzzles and diversionsTime travel and other mathematical bewildermentsPenrose tiles to trapdoor ciphersMathematical carnival