By Bradley Armour-Garb

in recent times there were a few books-both anthologies and monographs-that have enthusiastic about the Liar Paradox and, extra usually, at the semantic paradoxes, both delivering proposed remedies to these paradoxes or seriously comparing ones that occupy logical house. whilst, there are many those who do nice paintings in philosophy, who've numerous semantic, logical, metaphysical and/or epistemological commitments that recommend that they need to say anything in regards to the Liar Paradox, but who've stated little or no, if something, approximately that paradox or concerning the extant initiatives regarding it. the aim of this quantity is to have enough money these philosophers the chance to handle what will be defined as reflections at the Liar.

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