Abstract / Synopsis
"Astor Place Barber" is a short story about a math professor and a barber. It plays with the logical concept of a paradox via the Barber's Paradox, which, made famous by Bertrand Russell, tells the story of a barber who both shaves himself and does not shave himself.
Audrey Nasar, "Astor Place Barber," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 13 Issue 1 (January 2023), pages 316-317. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.CXUG6663. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol13/iss1/30
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