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  Paradox Interactive
We are licensing the game for all European territories and release on Gamers Gate in September.
Paradox just signed UFO: Extraterrestrials for European release.
Release is scheduled for the end of June with a sneak release on Gamers Gate May 4.
paradox-interactive.blogspot.com   (1023 words)

  
  PlanetMath: paradox
Paradoxes typically lead to a reevaluation of the axioms of mathematics.
Cross-references: Zeno's paradox, Simpson's paradox, Russell's paradox, Hausdorff paradox, Cantor's paradox, Burali-Forti paradox, Banach-Tarski paradox, axioms
This is version 6 of paradox, born on 2006-07-30, modified 2006-08-23.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Paradox.html   (101 words)

  
 Russell's Paradox (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The paradox arises within naive set theory by considering the set of all sets that are not members of themselves.
The paradox was of significance to Frege's logical work since, in effect, it showed that the axioms Frege was using to formalize his logic were inconsistent.
Frege, Gottlob (1903) "The Russell Paradox," in Frege, Gottlob,
plato.stanford.edu /entries/russell-paradox   (1417 words)

  
 Definition of "paradox", 22C:096, University of Iowa
65 A Paradox is said to be a Probleme true against the common Opinion..such as that, viz., the Earth moves; which, tho' it be true, yet may it be so against the common Opinion, and therefore a Paradox.
Because of the element of contrast between the form of the statement and its true implications, paradox is closely related to irony.
Yet there is a sense in which paradox is the language appropriate and inevitable to poetry.
people.cs.uchicago.edu /~odonnell/OData/Courses/22C:096/Definitions/paradox.def.html   (1732 words)

  
 CD Baby: PARADOX: Hiatus
A paradox is defined as a true statement that often leads to a contradiction or situation which defies intuition.
Paradox is an MC that represents the mangrove-esque roots of hip-hop, an example of an MC that is a paradox to those who view mainstream hip-hop as the real thing.
Paradox rotates through funky and upbeat music such as “In Check” and “Drop the Drums,” and very intense, orchestra-heavy music like “From 49 to 50.” The beats always mesh well with whatever subject Paradox is discussing.
www.cdbaby.com /paradoxtunes   (1577 words)

  
 paradox - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Paradox, in logic and mathematics, an apparently contradictory conclusion that is derived from what seem to be valid premises.
Speech, Figure of, word or group of words used to give particular emphasis to an idea or sentiment.
Olbers’s Paradox, in astronomy and cosmology, apparent contradiction between a dark night sky and an infinite universe.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=paradox   (134 words)

  
 Liar Paradox [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Most logical paradoxes are based on circular definitions or self-referential statements, and the liar paradox is no exception.
Most logicians want systematic removal of the paradox, but Wittgenstein is content to say that we may need to live with this paradox and to agree never to utter the Liar sentence, especially if it seems that removal of the contradiction could have worse consequences.
The rest of this bibliography is a list of contributions to research on the Liar Paradox, and nearly all require the reader to have significant familiarity with the techniques of symbolic logic.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/p/par-liar.htm   (3589 words)

  
 Paradox -- A First-Order Logic Model Finder   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paradox is a tool that processes first-order logic problems and tries to find finite-domain models for them.
Paradox is written by Koen Claessen and Niklas Sörensson.
Paradox is mainly implemented in Haskell, but a part of it is an incremental SAT-solver implemented in C++.
www.cs.chalmers.se /~koen/paradox   (297 words)

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