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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 6. Paradoxes in Language / a. The Liar paradox]

Full Idea

It cannot be self-reference alone that is at fault. Rather, what seems to cause the problems in the paradoxes is the combination of self-reference with falsity.

Gist of Idea

Self-reference paradoxes seem to arise only when falsity is involved


Stephen Read (Thinking About Logic [1995], Ch.6)

Book Reference

Read,Stephen: 'Thinking About Logic' [OUP 1995], p.154