Definition of Paradoxes. Meaning of Paradoxes. Synonyms of Paradoxes

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Definition of Paradoxes

Paradoxes
Paradox Par`a*dox, n.; pl. Paradoxes. [F. paradoxe, L. paradoxum, fr. Gr. ?; ? beside, beyond, contrary to + ? to think, suppose, imagine. See Para-, and Dogma.] A tenet or proposition contrary to received opinion; an assertion or sentiment seemingly contradictory, or opposed to common sense; that which in appearance or terms is absurd, but yet may be true in fact. A gloss there is to color that paradox, and make it appear in show not to be altogether unreasonable. --Hooker. This was sometime a paradox, but now the time gives it proof. --Shak. Hydrostatic paradox. See under Hydrostatic.

Meaning of Paradoxes from wikipedia

- distinguished between three cl****es of paradoxes: According to Quine's cl****ification of paradoxes: A veridical paradox produces a result that appears absurd...
- these paradoxes because other philosophers had created paradoxes against Parmenides' view. Thus Plato has Zeno say the purpose of the paradoxes "is to...
- This is a list of paradoxes, grouped thematically. The grouping is approximate, as paradoxes may fit into more than one category. This list collects only...
- temporal paradoxes fall into two broad groups: consistency paradoxes exemplified by the grandfather paradox; and causal loops. Other paradoxes ****ociated...
- the paradox to Plato's defense of "benevolent despotism" and defined it in The Open Society and Its Enemies. Less well known [than other paradoxes Popper...
- the most common paradoxes are relatively unlikely to be observed in actual elections. ... it is easily concluded that Condorcet’s Paradox should very rarely...
- has traditionally yielded two common paradoxes: the twin paradox and the ladder paradox. Both of these paradoxes involve thought experiments which defy...
- basic paradoxes are reflective of the philosophies of nihilism that created them; metaphysical nihilism and existential nihilism. Both paradoxes originate...
- Cantor's theorem Gödel's incompleteness theorems Halting problem List of paradoxes Double bind The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, reprinted in The Collected...
- statements that are unproblematic in daily life and paradoxes. There was discussion of the liar paradox in early Islamic tradition for at least five centuries...
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