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None of them has ever told a truth. Danubian Sailor Danubian Sailor 1 1 gold badge 6 6 silver badges 16 16 bronze badges. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email and Password. Post as a guest Name. Email Required, but never shown. Featured on Meta. Custom Filters release announcement. Linked 4. Related Even the statement 'I am a liar' is not paradoxical; depending on the definition of 'liar' it may be true or false.
However, the statement 'I am lying now,' first attributed to Eubulides of Miletus in the fourth century B.
It is exactly equivalent to the sentence, we started with: 'This statement is false. Yet another popular version of the Liar paradox, guaranteed to perplex, is given by the following three sentences written on a card:. Liar paradox. In the fourteenth century, the French philosopher Jean Buridan applied it in his argument for the existence of God. In , the English mathematician Philip Jourdain offered a version that is sometimes referred to as 'Jourdain's Card Paradox. My maths channel on Youtube.
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