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Reflections on the Liar

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2018.07.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Bradley Armour-Garb (ed.), Reflections on the Liar, Oxford University Press, 2017, 383pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199896042. Reviewed by Wen-fang Wang, National Yang Ming University This book collects thirteen papers (not including the editor's introduction) written by seventeen philosophers who have done excellent work in philosophy in the past yet have said very little, if anything, about the liar paradox in particular or about the semantic paradoxes in general. As the editor says in the introduction, in recent years there has already been a number of books that focus on offering or critically evaluating various formal treatments of the semantic paradoxes, and the purpose of this volume is to change the landscape a bit by offering these philosophers an opportunity to give what might be descried as philosophical reflections on the topic. The editor does a good job in his... Read More

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