The edge of reason: When logic fails us

21/11/2013 06:56

by Richard Webb

There are inherent limits to logic that can't be resolved, and they bedevil our minds too, says Noson Yanofsky in The Outer Limits of Reason. "THIS sentence is false." This sentence is also where the problems start. If true, it is false; if false, it is true. Extracting its true truth is like ironing out a Möbius strip. [Read more] ...