#11 - The Omnipotence Paradox
#10 - The Sorites’ Paradox
A heap of sand minus one grain is still a heap. (Premise 2)
Repeated applications of Premise 2 (each time starting with one less grain), eventually forces one to accept the conclusion that a heap may be composed of just one grain of sand.
#9 - The Interesting number paradox
#8 - The arrow paradox
Whereas the first two paradoxes presented divide space, this paradox starts by dividing time – and not into segments, but into points.
#7 - Achilles & the tortoise paradox
#6 - The Buridan’s ass paradox
#5 - The unexpected hanging paradox
#4 - The barber’s Paradox
Asking this, however, we discover that the situation presented is in fact impossible:
- If he does shave himself, according to the rule he will not shave himself
#3 - Epimenides’ Paradox
The Cretans, always liars, evil beasts, idle bellies!
But thou art not dead: thou livest and abidest forever,
For in thee we live and move and have our being.
#2 - The paradox of the court
Protagoras argued that if he won the case he would be paid his money. If Euathlus won the case, Protagoras would still be paid according to the original contract, because Euathlus would have won his first case.