3. The Fallacy of the Lonely Fact

  1. Martin Cohen

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch3

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

How to Cite

Cohen, M. (2010) The Fallacy of the Lonely Fact, in Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337099

Online ISBN: 9781444327960

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Keywords:

  • Day 3- the fallacy of the lonely fact;
  • testing someone's sense of randomness - offering them a little bet;
  • Russian philosophers, playing variations - holding partially loaded revolvers, to each other's head;
  • the wager being in one's favour - and to win, meaning a five zloty note;
  • if failing, to produce a run of four - meant one pays back just one zloty;
  • suspicious types, accepting challenges - swapping around to a run of four heads