MATHEMATICS

“white kid gloves”

(1) No one, who is going to a party, ever fails to brush his hair;
(2) No one looks fascinating, if he is untidy;

(3) Opium-eaters have no self-command;
(4) Every one, who has brushed his hair, looks fascinating;
(5) No one wears white kid gloves, unless he is going to a party;
(6) A man is always untidy, if he has no self-command.

Univ. “persons”; a = going to a party; b = having brushed one’s hair; c = having self-command; d = looking fascinating; e = opium-eaters; h = tidy; k = wearing white kid gloves.

Sets of Concrete Propositions, proposed as Premisses for Soriteses: Conclusions to be found

Lewis Carroll: Symbolic Logic, 1896

 

neuropsychologists, mathematicians, quantum physicists, popular culture and film

“There is no clear-cut psychological narrative or moral in the book, but precisely this is what makes it so exciting. Carroll [predates] ideas and inventions of countless writers and philosophers such as Kafka, Wittgenstein or Beckett. Alice in Wonderland has been referred to by neuropsychologists, mathematicians, as well as by quantum physicists, and also the popular culture and film have embraced it.”
UNSUK CHIN

http://www.operanews.com/Opera_News_Magazine/2012/6/Features/Girls_of_Summer__Unsuk_Chin.html