Paradoxes from A to Z

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Routledge, 2002 - Philosophy - 218 pages
This guide to paradoxes takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles 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, Theseus' Ship, Hempel's Raven, and the Prisoners' Dilemma, taking in subjects as diverse as knowledge, ethics, science, art and politics.

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Fun, interesting read. My only critique is that the paradox for each letter trope is a bit of stretch, with some of the paradoxes being fairly similar- also Clark dismisses some paradoxes pretty easily, if they are so simple to solve why bother to include them? Read full review

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Michael Clark is professor of philosophy at the University of Nottingham.

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