24.118 Paradox and Infinity, Fall 2006
Author(s)Briggs, Rachael Amy; Rayo, Agustín
Paradox and Infinity
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In this class we will study a cluster of puzzles, paradoxes and intellectual wonders - from Zeno's Paradox to Godel's Theorem - and discuss their philosophical implications.
paradox, infinity, zeno, higher infinite, set theory, vagueness, newcomb's puzzle, liar paradox, computability, backward induction, common knowledge, Godel's theorem, puzzle