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Paradoxical Effects of Social Behavior: Essays in Honor of Anatol Rapoport



In the history of science “paradoxes” are not only amusing puzzles and chal- lenges to the human mind but also driving forces of scientific development. The notion of “paradox” is intimately related to the notion of “contradiction”. Logi- cal paradoxes allow for the derivation of contradictory propositions (e.g. “Rus- sell’s set of all sets not being members of themselves” or the ancient problem with propositions like “I am lying” 1), normative paradoxes deal with contradic- tions among…


Paradoxical Effects Of Social Behavior

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In the history of science "paradoxes" are not only amusing puzzles and chal lenges to the human mind but also driving forces of scientific development. The notion of "paradox" is i..



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