Currently, I've begun to study puzzles and wonder if some book exists or something which breaks down all puzzles to types and describes them.
I'm not a native English speaker, so I might be confused with term "puzzle". Maybe it's more properly to say not "classification of puzzles", but "classification of logic puzzles".
If there isn't, can you please suggest the most notable (in your opinion) book on (logic) puzzle theory.

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    $\begingroup$ maybe this should be in meta? $\endgroup$ – Sam Harrington Feb 17 '17 at 19:32
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    $\begingroup$ Interesting question. I would think that very well made puzzles may be too original to categorize, a puzzle that revolves around its own concepts, its own flavor of logical reasoning, like the pirates and gold coins puzzle. For the most part, lots of logic puzzles CAN be categorized easily, ex. Puzzles where a group follows a plan to achieve something, like the two levers puzzle, the chessboard and coins, or the flippin circular prison of unknown size (which I still can't understand the solution to ._.). $\endgroup$ – greenturtle3141 Feb 17 '17 at 19:38
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    $\begingroup$ Just look at our tags! $\endgroup$ – boboquack Feb 17 '17 at 21:32
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    $\begingroup$ maybe u mean something like math.ucla.edu/~tom/Game_Theory/Contents.html but it's a lot. $\endgroup$ – Jan Ivan Feb 20 '17 at 14:07
  • $\begingroup$ @Jan Ivan not sure about it yet, but looks promising. Will think about it. Thank you. $\endgroup$ – zatvornik Feb 20 '17 at 14:26

I cannot think of any books however, wikipedia has a quite detailed list here.

The website contains a list of links to different puzzle 'genres', and the pages linked to also contain more lists. This is a very broad topic, and some of the puzzles linked to will absolutely use logic. I think what you are looking for is here, it contains information on logic puzzles specifically.

I have copied the page so everything is on-site:

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    $\begingroup$ And what makes this classification better than other possibilities? The classification system of Wikipedia articles isn't exactly known for its perfection $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Feb 18 '17 at 19:46
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    $\begingroup$ @randal'thor this is the only list I know of, so I have shared it. It's not necessarily the best, and it's certainly not perfection, but I think it's pretty good. $\endgroup$ – Melkor Feb 18 '17 at 21:33
  • $\begingroup$ Adding to Rand's comment, Rubik's Cube is listed twice $\endgroup$ – boboquack Feb 19 '17 at 2:51
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    $\begingroup$ I don't see a problem with listing any one puzzle twice as an example if it falls under two different categories. $\endgroup$ – tilper Feb 19 '17 at 4:45
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    $\begingroup$ Agreed with everybody. Compilation of wikipedia's list + Puzzling tags list + this list is not an ideal solution, but it's still very good solution :) Thanks! $\endgroup$ – zatvornik Feb 20 '17 at 14:20

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