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VIC 112: Puzzles, Discovery and the Human Imagination

This guide is intended to support the course taught by Prof. Marcel Danesi with Teaching Assistant Stacy Kosta in 2019-2020

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Oxford Reference Online - look up "puzzles," or "games," or "riddles"

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • "sudoku" = "Magic Square" entry = other articles on the Magic Square

Oxford Bibliographies Online

  • "semiotics" = Entries by Marcel Danesi, and other scholars.
  • "games" = "Games and Recreation" entry (Sedentary Games -- Chess, Playing Cards, Board Games)
    • "chess" or "board games" or "playing cards"
  • "games and logic" = "Game Theory and Psychology" entry (Game Theory and Psychology -- Sequential Games and Backward Induction)
  • "problem solving" = "Problem-based Learning" entry