Revenge of the Liar: New Essays on the Paradox
Revenge of the Liar: New Essays on the Paradox
  • 定  價:NT$2750元
  • 優惠價: 92475
  • 可得紅利積點:74 點
  • 庫存: 無庫存,下單後進貨(採購期約45個工作天)
  • 加入購物車
分享:
商品介紹
  • 商品簡介
  • The Liar paradox raises foundational questions about logic, language, and truth (and semantic notions in general). A simple Liar sentence like 'This sentence is false' appears to be both true and false if it is either true or false. For if the sentence is true, then what it says is the case; but what it says is that it is false, hence it must be false. On the other hand, if the statement is false, then it is true, since it says (only) that it is false.
    How, then, should we classify Liar sentences? Are they true or false? A natural suggestion would be that Liars are neither true nor false; that is, they fall into a category beyond truth and falsity. This solution might resolve the initial problem, but it beckons the Liar's revenge. A sentence that says of itself only that it is false or beyond truth and falsity will, in effect, bring back the initial problem. The Liar's revenge is a witness to the hydra-like nature of Liars: in dealing with one Liar you often bring about another.
    JC Beall presents fourteen new essays and an extensive introduction, which examine the nature of the Liar paradox and its resistance to any attempt to solve it. Written by some of the world's leading experts in the field, the papers in this volume will be an important resource for those working in truth studies, philosophical logic, and philosophy of language, as well as those with an interest in formal semantics and metaphysics.
    本週66折

      • 解構鄭成功:英雄神話與形象的歷史
      • 優惠價:99元
      • 鳳凰錯3:諸神之戰震洪荒(全二冊)(簡體書)
      • 優惠價:257元
      • 5小時清醒力:日本醫師教你晨型人的大腦深度休息法
      • 優惠價:185元
      • 心有靈犀
      • 優惠價:264元
      • 健康我最大:潘博士嚴選30堂好食課
      • 優惠價:231元

    推薦書展
    公司簡介服務條款隱私權政策異業合作人才招募圖書館採購/編目三民禮券兌換處好站連結三民‧東大‧弘雅目錄古籍‧古典目錄