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Can you help me understand the masked man paradox?

I grappled with this question myself not too long ago and have come to conclude that in this particular puzzle there are two paths one can take to solve the problem: Clarifying the semantics of the ...
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Can you help me understand the masked man paradox?

It is muddled thinking which simply confuses the objects of the word know. If you rephrase the description of the scenario as: You know your father You don't know wether it is your father wearing ...
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Can you help me understand the masked man paradox?

This is very much just a question of sense and reference. The classic example of this is Hesperus and Phosphorus, the morning star and evening stars, which Frege discussed in the context of puzzles ...
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Understanding possible world semantics and time

The solution has to do with something called an accessibility relation. Your explanation of possible world semantics is a bit simplistic. When one says "It is possible that P," it doesn't ...
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