Tuesday, February 17, 2009

A Little Metaponderance

That everything can be doubted cannot be believed without falsifying itself. So far a standard self-referential problem. Yet by showing itself to be falsified, it demonstrates itself to be a true instance of itself. Therefore, by way of its contingent truth the statement demonstrates its formal fallacy. And that is interesting.

I came upon this thought whole working on the next Tillich post. It is, actually, relevant...

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