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A Brief History Of The Paradox

A Brief History Of The Paradox

Sorensen Roy A. 
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Paperback)

Can God create a stone too heavy for him to lift? Can time have a beginning? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Riddles, paradoxes, conundrums--for millennia the human mind has found such knotty logical problems both perplexing and irresistible. Now Roy Sorensen offers the first narrative history of paradoxes,...

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€ 17,00
Pseudo-Problems

Pseudo-Problems

Sorensen Roy A. 
edizioni Taylor & Francis collana Taylor & Francis (Hardcover)

A fast-moving, fascinating alternative history of twentieth century analytic philosophy. Using many examples, Sorenson explains how problems are dissolved rather than solved. This is a fine example of what philosophical analysis should be.

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€ 108,40
Seeing Dark Things

Seeing Dark Things

Sorensen Roy A. 
edizioni Oxford University Press collana (Hardcover)

If a spinning disk casts a round shadow does this shadow also spin? When you experience the total blackness of a cave, are you seeing in the dark? Or are you merely failing to see anything (just like your blind companion)?Seeing Dark Things uses visual riddles to explore our ability to see shadows, silhouettes, and...

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€ 63,40
Vagueness and Contradiction

Vagueness and Contradiction

Sorensen Roy A. 
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (Paperback)

Roy Sorenson offers a unique exploration of an ancient problem: vagueness. Did Buddha become a fat man in one second? Is there a tallest short giraffe? According to Sorenson's epistemicist approach, the answers are yes! Although vagueness abounds in the way the world is divided, Sorenson argues that the divisions are...

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€ 30,50