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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

- the same ship). Paradoxes can also take the form of images or other media. For example, M.C. Escher featured perspective-based paradoxes in many of his...
- 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...
- travel. In physics, temporal paradoxes fall into two broad groups: consistency paradoxes exemplified by the grandfather paradox; and causal loops. More broadly...
- has traditionally yielded two common paradoxes: the twin paradox and the ladder paradox. Both of these paradoxes involve thought experiments which defy...
- ISBN 9780898592825. The Concept of Toleration and its Paradoxes, in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The Paradoxes of Tolerance, Barbara Pasamonik in Social Studies...
- The knower paradox is a paradox belonging to the family of the paradoxes of self-reference (like the liar paradox). Informally, it consists in considering...
- The Condorcet paradox (also known as voting paradox or the paradox of voting) in social choice theory is a situation noted by the Marquis de Condorcet...
- volume published in 1847. His most distinctive work is styled A Budget of Paradoxes; it originally appeared as letters in the columns of the Athenæum journal;...
- defined extremes that are opposite. One of the answers generated by seeming paradoxes like these is that there is no contradiction – that there is a false dilemma...
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