Tag: Philosophical logic

  • Epimenides Paradox Revisited

    In response to our argument that Paul’s fumbling of the Epimenides paradox is proof that the ad-hoc “apostle” was not inspired after all, one Christian has raised an objection. The attempted rebuttal acknowledges the paradoxical nature of Epimenides’ statement, but then makes the bizarre claim that Paul’s statement is true nonetheless due to other elements attributed to the Cretan “prophet” by the “apostle”.

  • Epimenides Paradox: Was Paul “Inspired”?

    Introduction In a study of logic, there is something which we call “undecidable propositions” or “meaningless sentences”, which are statements that cannot be determined because there is no contextual false. One of the classic examples cited is the Epiminedes’ paradox. Saul Kripke says: Ever since Pilate asked, “What is truth?” (John XVIII, 38), the subsequent […]

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