Some articles on paradoxes:

Is Logic Empirical? - W.V. Quine
... this claim he cited the so-called paradoxes of quantum mechanics ... and von Neumann proposed to resolve those paradoxes by abandoning the principle of distributivity, thus substituting their quantum logic for classical logic ... logic should be revised in response to the paradoxes, being concerned with "a serious loss of simplicity", and "the handicap of having to think within a deviant logic" ...
Liar - Paradoxes
... There are many such paradoxes, the most famous being known as the liar paradox, commonly expressed as "This sentence is a lie," or "This sentence is false." The so-called ...
Christopher Jargocki - Selected Bibliography - Books
... Science Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Fallacies (1976, Charles Scribner’s Sons, hardcover, ISBN 0-684-14532-4) Science Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Fallacies (1978, Charles Scribner’s Sons, paperback ... quality paperback, ISBN 0-471-56961-5) Mad About Modern Physics - Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities (2005, with Franklin Potter as lead author, John Wiley Sons, Inc ...
Mormon Scientist: The Life And Faith Of Henry Eyring - Overview - Paradoxes
... Paradoxes comprises seven chapters ... The first, Master of Contradictions, introduces Eyring’s paradoxical way of thinking, which is explored in each of the following six chapters Humility and Confidence Creativity and Discipline Freedom and Obedience Reasoning, More Than Reasoning Fundamentals, Not Conventions People, Not Public Opinion ...
Logicus - Topics in Logic - Implication: Strict or Material?
... due to a number of problems called the paradoxes of material implication ... The first class of paradoxes involves counterfactuals, such as If the moon is made of green cheese, then 2+2=5, which are puzzling because natural language does ... Eliminating this class of paradoxes was the reason for C ...

Famous quotes containing the word paradoxes:

    Though your views are in straight antagonism to theirs, assume an identity of sentiment, assume that you are saying precisely that which all think, and in the flow of wit and love roll out your paradoxes in solid column, with not the infirmity of a doubt.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The so-called paradoxes of an author, to which a reader takes exception, often exist not in the author’s book at all, but rather in the reader’s head.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    This is one of the paradoxes of the democratic movement—that it loves a crowd and fears the individuals who compose it—that the religion of humanity should have no faith in human beings.
    Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)