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Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner (Tulsa, Oklahoma, 21 oktober 1914Norman, Oklahoma, 22 mei 2010) was een Amerikaanse journalist en schrijver. Gardner werd vooral bekend als schrijver van populair-wetenschappelijke artikelen over wiskundige raadsels en spellen. Tussen 1956 en 1981 schreef hij maandelijks een artikel Mathematical Games in Scientific American.

Een van zijn bekendste boeken is Fads and Fallacies in the name of science, dat een uitgebreide beschrijving geeft van vele pseudowetenschappelijke rages en misvattingen.

Bibliografie[bewerken]

  • 1952 In the Name of Science
  • 1956 Mathematics, Magic and Mystery
  • 1957 Science Puzzlers
  • 1957 Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science
  • 1957 Great Essays in Science
  • 1957 The Wizard of Oz and Who He Was
  • 1958 Logic Machines and Diagrams
  • 1960 The Annotated Alice
  • 1962 The Annotated Snark
  • 1962 Relativity for the Million
  • 1964 The Ambidextrous Universe: Mirror Asymmetry and Time-Reversed Worlds
  • 1965 The Annotated Ancient Mariner
  • 1967 Annotated Casey at the Bat: A Collection of Ballads about the Mighty Casey
  • 1973 The Flight of Peter Fromm
  • 1975 Mathematical Carnival: A New Round-up of Tantalizers and Puzzles from "Scientific American"
  • 1976 The Incredible Dr. Matrix
  • 1978 Aha! Insight
  • 1981 Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus
  • 1981 Entertaining Science Experiments With Everyday Objects
  • 1982 Aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight
  • 1983 The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener
  • 1983 Order and Surprise
  • 1984 Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing (Test Your Code Breaking Skills)
  • 1985 Magic Numbers of Dr Matrix
  • 1986 Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles
  • 1987 The No-Sided Professor and other tales of fantasy, humor, mystery, and philosophy
  • 1987 The Annotated Innocence of Father Brown
  • 1987 Riddles of the Sphinx
  • 1987 Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments
  • 1988 Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers
  • 1988 New Age: Notes of a Fringe Watcher
  • 1990 More Annotated Alice
  • 1991 The Unexpected Hanging and Other Mathematical Diversions
  • 1991 The Annotated Night Before Christmas: A Collection Of Sequels, Parodies, And Imitations Of Clement Moore's Immortal Ballad About Santa Claus Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Martin Gardner
  • 1991 Fractal Music, Hypercards and More
  • 1992 On the Wild Side
  • 1993 The Healing Revelations of Mary Baker Eddy
  • 1994 My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles
  • 1995 Classic Brainteasers
  • 1995 Urantia: The Great Cult Mystery
  • 1996 Weird Water & Fuzzy Logic: More Notes of a Fringe Watcher
  • 1997 The Night Is Large : Collected Essays, 1938-1995
  • 1998 Calculus Made Easy
  • 1998 Martin Gardner's Table Magic
  • 1999 Gardner's Whys & Wherefores
  • 1999 The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition
  • 1999 The Annotated Thursday: G. K. Chesterton's Masterpiece, the Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton
  • 2000 From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley, Jr. : On Science, Literature, and Religion
  • 2000 The Annotated Wizard of Oz
  • 2001 A Gardner's Workout: Training the Mind and Entertaining the Spirit
  • 2001 Mathematical Puzzle Tales
  • 2001 Did Adam and Eve Have Navels?: Debunking Pseudoscience
  • 2002 Martin Gardner's Favorite Poetic Parodies
  • 2003 Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Gödel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics
  • 2004 Smart Science Tricks
  • 2007 The Jinn from Hyperspace: And Other Scribblings—both Serious and Whimsical
  • 2008 Bamboozlers: The Book of Bankable Bar Betchas, Brain Bogglers, Belly Busters & Bewitchery by Diamond Jim Tyler
  • 2009 When You Were a Tadpole and I was a Fish and other Speculations about This and That
  • 2009 The Upside-Down World of Gustave Verbeek