The two paradoxes of the unexpected examination

Philosophical Studies 49 (1):19 - 26 (1986)
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Abstract

After explaining the philosophical significance of the paradox and explaining what an adequate dissolution must do, i show that the story of the unexpected exam hides within it two distinctly different paradoxes. the first turns on a problem of self-reference, but all previous attempts to dissolve the paradox fail to dissolve the second. i then dissolve it

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On paradoxes and a surprise exam.Richard L. Kirkham - 1991 - Philosophia 21 (1-2):31-51.

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