"Without Jiminy Cricket on his shoulder,
Pinocchio would never have become
a real boy he would have always
remained a puppet." - Patrick Fagan
Liar Paradox shows us that
popular belief about truth and falsity actually lead to a
Sentences can be constructed that cannot consistently
be assigned a truth value even though they are completely in accord with
grammar and semantic
Consider the simplest version of the paradox, the sentence;
This statement is false.
If we suppose that the
statement is true, everything asserted in it must be true.
because the statement asserts that it is itself false, it must be
So the hypothesis that it is
true leads to the contradiction that it is both true and false.
we cannot conclude that the sentence is false for that
If the statement is false, then what it says about
itself is not true.
It says that it is false, so that must not be true.
Hence, it is true.
hypothesis, we end up concluding that the statement is both true and false.
We feel it must be either true or false.
This points to a
contradiction in the way we abstractly visualize reality.
Liar Sentence can be shown to be true if it is false and false if it is true it
is neither true or false.
To solve the riddle of the Liar Paradox one
must reject a common myth about truth and falsity - the claim that every
statement has to be either true or
This is called the Principle of Bivalence.
strengthened version of the Liar Paradox counters the proposal that the
statement is neither true or false.
This statement is not true.
If it is not true or false, then it is not true, which is what it says;
hence it is true which is not what it says.
The truth is every
statement includes an implicit assertion of its own truth.
the statement "It is true that two
plus two equals four" contains no more information than the statement
"two plus two is four", because the phrase "it is
true that..." is always implicitly
Thus the statement;
This statement is false.
is said to be equivalent to;
This statement is true and this
statement is false.
The latter is
a simple contradiction of the
form "A and not A", and hence is false.
There is no paradox
because the claim that this statement is false does not lead to a
This analysis does not
provide a solution to versions of the Liar Paradox that do not use
direct self-reference, such as the two-sentence version:
sentence is false.
The preceding sentence is
Neither of these is by
itself contradictory, but there is no way to assign
truth values to them consistently, so we
still have a paradox.
A series of sentences becomes paradoxical or
congruent upon contingent facts.
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