[lit-ideas] Re: Try a Logic Problem

  • From: Paul Stone <pas@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 10:07:53 -0400

At 10:01 AM 6/23/2006, you wrote:

Paul Stone wrote:

"If he COULD know what colour his hat is, and evidently, since the
riddle was posed, he can, then, since there is definitely no way of
knowing he's wearing a red had, it MUST be white."

If P2 knew that he was wearing a white hat, then P3 would know that he
is wearing a red hat.

Yes, but that's not the case the way this problem is posed.


Paul Stone
Kingsville, ON, Canada

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