Paradoxes Their Roots, Range, and Resolution

by Nicholas Rescher

Paradoxes Their Roots, Range, and Resolution Synopsis

A paradox (from the Greek word meaning contrary to expectation ) is a statement that seems self-contradictory but may be true. Exploring the distinction between truth and plausibility, the author presents a standardized, straightforward approach for deciphering paradoxes one that can be applied to all their forms, whether clever wordplay or more complex issues.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780812694369
Publication date: 19th April 2001
Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Philosophy, Mathematics,

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