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A Budget of Paradoxes

A. N. Prior

in Objects of Thought

Published in print April 1971 | ISBN: 9780198243540
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680694 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243540.003.0006
A Budget of Paradoxes

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the logic of falsehood, error, and insincerity. It then discusses the paradox of the preface, self-reference and particularization, the paradox of the truth-teller, Cohen's treatment of self-reference and intentionality, and further defects in Cohen's treatment.

Keywords: falsehood; error; insincerity; paradox; preface; self-reference; particularization; Cohen

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Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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