RAYMOND SMULLYAN

SATAN, CANTOR,
AND INFINITY

AND OTHER MIND BOGGLING PUZZLES

"The most entertaining logician and set theorist who ever lived. In all of Professor Smullyan's fantastic puzzle books, you end up exploring the strange subterranean region, below mathematics, where Godelian corridors lead in all directions to beautiful theorems about truth and provability."

-Martin Gardner

"Raymond Smullyan has a gift for turning the most abstract and arcane topics in mathematics and logic into concrete and charming images ... May he write many more of his inimitable, lovely, lively mathematical adventures."

-Douglas Hofstadter

"I believe him to be the Lewis Carroll of our times. His books of logic puzzles will be remembered long after most of us are forgotten."

-Peter Denning

"Smullyanís imagination seemingly knows no limit ... His devilishly clever logic puzzles lead the reader from one level of complexity to the next, till he builds a structure that leads him to a demonstration of Godelís Theorem."

-Lee Dembart,
Los Angeles Times

"Raymond Smullyan is a gifted magician. Even when crowded about by his friends and watched from every angle, he has invariably baffled us all. He is also an accomplished logician. A sudden deft turn and surprising conclusion in his logical writings sometimes remind us of his legerdemain."

-Willard Quine,
The New York Times Book Review

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