Jason Buckley, Director of Studies at Gift Courses which provides day and residential courses for exceptionally able children, offers the next challenges from our 50 Challenges for 50 Years Anniversary Challenge Book. Jason is also The Philosophy Man and appears as Mr Stripe in a series of videos on philosophy for young children called Spot and Stripe.
Challenges 5 & 6: Heads or Tails
Challenge 5 gets you thinking hard about how things can be determined by chance. It is a puzzle with many constraints to get your cogs whirring and work through your ‘gears’! Challenge 6 is a tough riddle to grapple with. Let us know your answer!
One challenge from the book will be released here every few days. Look out for the next one soon!
Members can download the full 50 Challenges for 50 Years book free of charge (normally £7.50).
A hard copy of the full 50 Challenges for 50 Years is also available for £15.00 (including postage and packaging to UK addresses).
You can track your progress using the Challenge Chart. Once you’ve completed as many challenges as you can, send your chart and the answer to or result of the challenge you enjoyed the most to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you a certificate!