The Yablo Paradox: An Essay on Circularity


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Roy T Cook examines the Yablo paradox-a paradoxical, infinite sequence of sentences, each of which entails the falsity of all others later than it in the sequence-with special attention paid to the idea that this paradox provides us with a semantic paradox that involves no circularity. The three main chapters of the book focus, respectively, on three questions that can be (and have been) asked about the Yablo construction. First we have the Characterization Problem, which asks what patterns of sentential reference ...

The Yablo Paradox: An Essay on Circularity 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199669608