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The Resource A brief history of the paradox : philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind, Roy Sorensen

A brief history of the paradox : philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind, Roy Sorensen

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A brief history of the paradox : philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind
Title
A brief history of the paradox
Title remainder
philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind
Statement of responsibility
Roy Sorensen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sorensen, Roy A
Dewey number
165
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BC199.P2
LC item number
S67 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paradox
  • Paradoxes
Label
A brief history of the paradox : philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind, Roy Sorensen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-380) and index
Contents
Anaximander and the riddle of origin -- Pythagoras's search for the common denominator -- Parmenides on what is not -- Sisyphus's rock and Zeno's paradoxes -- Socrates: the paradox of inquiry -- The Megarian identity crisis -- Eubulides and the politics of the liar -- A footnote to "Plato" -- Aristotle on fatalism -- Chrysippus on people parts -- Sextus empiricus and the infinite regress of justification -- Augustine's pragmatic paradoxes -- Aquinas: can God have a biography? -- Ockham and the Insolubilia -- Buridan's sophisms -- Pascal's improbably calculations -- Leibniz's principle of sufficient reason -- Hume's all-consuming ideas -- The common sense of Thomas Reid -- Kant and the antinomy of pure reason -- Hegel's world of contradictions -- Russell's set -- Wittgenstein and the depth of a grammatical joke -- Quine's question mark
Control code
ocm51969109
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xv, 394 p.
Isbn
9780195159035
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003048631
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 765642
  • (Sirsi) o53467306
  • (MAP) o51969109
Label
A brief history of the paradox : philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind, Roy Sorensen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-380) and index
Contents
Anaximander and the riddle of origin -- Pythagoras's search for the common denominator -- Parmenides on what is not -- Sisyphus's rock and Zeno's paradoxes -- Socrates: the paradox of inquiry -- The Megarian identity crisis -- Eubulides and the politics of the liar -- A footnote to "Plato" -- Aristotle on fatalism -- Chrysippus on people parts -- Sextus empiricus and the infinite regress of justification -- Augustine's pragmatic paradoxes -- Aquinas: can God have a biography? -- Ockham and the Insolubilia -- Buridan's sophisms -- Pascal's improbably calculations -- Leibniz's principle of sufficient reason -- Hume's all-consuming ideas -- The common sense of Thomas Reid -- Kant and the antinomy of pure reason -- Hegel's world of contradictions -- Russell's set -- Wittgenstein and the depth of a grammatical joke -- Quine's question mark
Control code
ocm51969109
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xv, 394 p.
Isbn
9780195159035
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003048631
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 765642
  • (Sirsi) o53467306
  • (MAP) o51969109

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