Stories for 'Logic'

  • Christopher Cherniak

    An unknown, abstract piece of information—which could be stored on tape, transmitted over a telephone line, displayed on a screen, and so forth - known as “the Riddle,” induces catatonic state in readers, an illness dubbed “the Riddle coma.” All evidence seems consistent with the once-bizarre hypothesis that any human who encountered this information lapsed into an apparently irreversible freezing of the mind...
  • Eric Frank Russell

    An earthman captured by aliens outwits them by tangling them up in self-referential paradoxes of logic while throwing in Zeno’s paradox for good measure…