## Mathematical Fallacies and ParadoxesFrom ancient Greek mathematics to 20th-century quantum theory, paradoxes, fallacies and other intellectual inconsistencies have long puzzled and intrigued the mind of man. This stimulating, thought-provoking compilation collects and analyzes the most interesting paradoxes and fallacies from mathematics, logic, physics and language. |

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i could not understand the series formula at all.how can value of n change each time in a single series?

#### Review: Mathematical Fallacies and Paradoxes

User Review - Richard - GoodreadsThe beginning pages are a little too elementary, though they set good groundwork for the paradoxes to come. Once the book gets into the problems of infinity and logic vs. mathematical logic, then we got some good stuff happening that makes for intriguing reading. Read full review

### Contents

Thinking Wrong about Inﬁnity | 38 |

Using a Wrong Idea to Find Truth | 74 |

Speaking with Forked Tongue | 94 |

Paradoxes That Count | 110 |

The Limits of Thought? | 140 |

Misunderstanding Space and Time | 161 |

Moving against Inﬁnity | 191 |

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