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Paradoxes: Their Roots, Range, and Resolution

Nicholas Rescher
Format
Book
Published
Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0812694368 (alk. paper), 0812694376 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Aporetics 3
  • 2 Paradox Solution via Retention Prioritization 25
  • 3 Plausibility as a Guide to Prioritization 43
  • 4 Levels of Paradoxicality 57
  • 5 Paradoxes of Vagueness 77
  • 6 Paradoxes of Ambiguity and Equivocation (Insufficient Distinctions) 91
  • 7 Philosophical Paradoxes 117
  • 8 Paradoxes of Inappropriate Presupposition (Improper Totalities in Particular) 137
  • 9 Mathematical Paradoxes 159
  • 10 Semantical Paradoxes that Involve Conflicting Claims regarding Truth 193
  • 11 Inductive Paradoxes (Conflicts of Probability and Evidence) 219
  • 12 Paradoxes of Hypothetical Reasoning (The Problem of Assumptions that Conflict with Accepted Beliefs) 233
  • 13 Paradoxes of Choice and Decision (Conflicting Reasons for Action) 255.
Description
xxiii, 293 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.
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