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Alice in Wonderland & maths? Answered

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In New Scientist No2739/40/41 (Christmas 2009) is an article by Melaine Bayley (DPhil Oxford) in which she explains how Lewis Carroll (Charles Dogson) is taking a stab at the new mathematics of the time in his famous work.
For example, the Mad Hatter's Tea Party is related to Hamilton's maths. Interesing stuff (to me anyway...)

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V-Man737 (author)2009-12-23

Hah! Amazing!
I only thought of the chess application of Alice's adventures.
In fact, I once worked out an entire chess game backwards just to get it to symbolically play out her story. I wonder if I still have those notes...

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Goodhart (author)V-Man7372009-12-23

I've actually played Checkers backwards.   Believe me,  if you get used to the idea,  most people have trouble getting their head around it and lose   LOL 

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lemonie (author)V-Man7372009-12-23

I got into the article, you see something deranged, sense is made of it, then you see how some guy could have been viewing new maths as similarly deranged & non-nonsensical.

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Goodhart (author)2009-12-23
Anything applied to Through the Looking Glass too? 
 

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lemonie (author)Goodhart2009-12-23

Not mentioned. However, the math's aspect is presented as things that are in it (absent from original drafts) - rather than being fundamental to the story.

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