Paradoxes from A to Z

ISBN-10: 0415420830
ISBN-13: 9780415420839
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Michael Clark
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Description: This is a guide to paradoxes that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise and Hempel's Raven.

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List price: $25.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

This is a guide to paradoxes that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise and Hempel's Raven.

Foreword to The Second Edition
Preface
Acknowledgements
Achilles and the Tortoise
Allais' Paradox
The Paradox of Analysis
The Arrow
The Barber Shop Paradox
Berry's Paradox
Bertrand's Box Paradox
Bertrand's (Chord) Paradox
The Paradox of Blackmail
The Bridge
Buridan's Ass
The Cable Guy Paradox
Cantor's Paradox
The Paradox of the Charitable Trust
The Chicken and the Egg
Curry's Paradox
The Paradox of Democracy
The Designated Student
The Paradox of Deterrence
The Eclipse Paradox
The Paradox of Entailment
The Paradox of Fiction
The Paradox of Foreknowledge
Galileo's Paradox
The Gentle Murder Paradox
The Paradox of the Gods
Grue (Goodman's 'New Riddle of Induction')
The Heap
Heraclitus' Paradox
Heterological
Hilbert's Hotel
The Indy Paradox
The Paradox of Inference
The Paradox of Interesting Numbers
The Paradox of Jurisdiction
The Paradox of Knowability
The Knower
The Lawyer
The Liar
The Lottery
Lycan's Paradox
The Paradox of the Many
The Monty Hall Paradox
Moore's Paradox
Moral Luck
The Paradox of the Muddy Children
Newcomb's Problem
The Numbered Balls
The Paradox of Omniscience
Paradox
The Parrondo Paradox
The Placebo Paradox
The Paradox of Plurality
The Prediction Paradox
The Preface
The Paradox of Preference
Prisoners' Dilemma
The Paradox of the Question
Quinn's Paradox
The Racecourse
The Rakehell
The Paradox of the Ravens
Richard's Paradox
Russell's Paradox
The St Petersburg Paradox
The Self-Amendment Paradox
Self-deception
Self-fulfilling Belief
The Ship of Theseus
Simpson's Paradox
The Sleeping Beauty
The Paradox of Soundness
The Spaceship
The Toxin Paradox
The Paradox of Tragedy
The Tristram Shandy
The Trojan Fly
The Two-envelope Paradox
The Unexpected Examination
The Paradox of Validity
The Paradox of Voting
Wang's Paradox
The Xenophobic Paradox
Yablo's Paradox
Zeno's Paradoxes
Index

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