Category Archives: Paradox

Problems In Philosophy • 3

Re: R.D. Mounce Making reality our friend is necessary to survival and finding good descriptions of reality is the better part of doing that, so I don’t imagine we have any less interest in truth than the Ancients.  From what … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 2

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • You Think We Have Problems One classical tradition views logic as a normative science, the one whose object is truth.  This puts it on a par with ethics, whose object is justice or morality … Continue reading

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Problems In Philosophy • 1

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • You Think We Have Problems I used to think about the heap problem a lot when I was programming and I decided the heap quits being a heap as soon as you remove … Continue reading

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All Liar, No Paradox • Comment 1

A statement asserts that a statement is a statement that is false. The statement violates an axiom of logic, so it doesn’t really matter whether the ostensible statement the so-called liar, really is a statement or has a truth value. … Continue reading

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All Liar, No Paradox

A statement asserts that a statement is a statement that is false. The statement violates an axiom of logic, so it doesn’t really matter whether the ostensible statement the so-called liar, really is a statement or has a truth value.

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All Process, No Paradox : 6

Re: Dick Lipton • Anti-Social Networks Re: Lou Kauffman • Iterants, Imaginaries, Matrices Comments I made on a blog post about computer science and social networks have a connection with the work in progress on this thread, so it may … Continue reading

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All Process, No Paradox : 5

In the midst of this strife, whereat the halls of Ilúvatar shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet unmoved, Ilúvatar arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold. Then he raised up both his … Continue reading

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