Of Art and mathematics paradoxes : true AND/OR false?

Mishra, Punya and Bhatnagar, Gaurav (2015) Of Art and mathematics paradoxes : true AND/OR false? At Right Angles, 4 (1). pp. 21-27. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

This is the �irst sentence of this article� Clearly the sentence above is true (not highly informative but true). Contrast this to the next sentence, below: This is the first sentence of this article how the second statement, though identical to the first, is clearly false. Such sentences that speak about themselves are called self-referential sentences, because they are, in a way, looking at themselves in the mirror and describing themselves.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Mishra, Punya and Bhatnagar, Gaurav
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Truth value, self-reference, paradox, axiom, theorem, consistency, circular argument, proof, Zeno, ourobouros, Ambigram
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/3095
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