Seduction 101 for Logicians and Economists

Elementary propositional logic (the logic of "and," "or," "not," and "if... then...") can sometimes give rise to vexing puzzles. Here is one rather whimsical example that occurred to me after reading about Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme (and others) and being struck by the word "seductive" appearing in some of the news accounts. Being a logician, I thought of a kind of seduction that relies on logic rather than psychology to ensnare and entangle its targets. Seduction by a Logician Let me...Full Story
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