First Impressions

October 22, 2004

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a joint work by a computing pioneer and an economist:

"The purpose of this book is to present a discussion of some fundamental questions of economic theory which require a treatment different from that which they have found thus far in the literature."

The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is October 25.

Entries, including postal address, should be sent to

First Impressions
The Times Higher
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX

faxed to 020 7782 3300~
or emailed to theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Jean Giono's The Man who Planted Trees , was Richard de Grijsof of the department of physics and astronomy, Sheffield University.

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