A statement that is self-contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true. An argument that apparently derives self-contradictory conclusions by valid deduction from acceptable premises.

Articles on that refer to Paradox

The Age of Intelligent Machines, Chapter Two: Philosophical Roots By Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Intelligent Machines, Chapter Three: Mathematical Roots By Ray Kurzweil
The Paradigms and Paradoxes of Intelligence, Part 1: Russell's Paradox By Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Intelligent Machines: Footnotes By Ray Kurzweil
Millennium 3000 Scenarios By Theodore J. Gordon and Jerome C. Glenn
The Age of Spiritual Machines: Glossary By Ray Kurzweil
I, Nanobot By Alan H Goldstein
Chapter 6: Locked in His Chinese Room By Ray Kurzweil
Chapter 11: The Nature of Computation By Neil Gershenfeld
From The Enlightenment to N-Lightenment By Michael Buerger

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