Chapter 9. Philosophical Implications of Logical Paradoxes

  1. Dale Jacquette
  1. Roy A. Sorensen

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch10

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

How to Cite

Sorensen, R. A. (2006) Philosophical Implications of Logical Paradoxes, in A Companion to Philosophical Logic (ed D. Jacquette), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631216711

Online ISBN: 9780470996751

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Keywords:

  • philosophical implications;
  • logical paradoxes;
  • metaphysicians;
  • metaphysics;
  • theory development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Paradoxes Stimulate Theory Development

  • An Analogy with Perceptual Illusions

  • Do Logical Paradoxes Exist?

  • Imagination Overflows Logical Possibility

  • Paradoxes Evoke Logical Analogies

  • An Implication about the Nature of Paradox