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Jc Beall, Michael Glanzberg and David Ripley offer the following as the significance of paradoxes for logic in particular the liar paradox: We have now seen that with some elementary assumptions about truth and logic, a logical disaster ensues. They are logical in the sense that they challenge logic itself, in particular classical logic, with "disaster"...


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Modern determinism in the scientific sense is basically only about mathematical prediction--if the universe is deterministic that means complete knowledge of the universe's physical state at an earlier time can be used to predict the physical state at a later time with perfect accuracy, no additional notions associated with philosophical ideas about "...


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I'd say it is not so much logically-flawed as non-reductive or not fundamental, and for the reasons you give. A fundamental theory cannot rest on a caused phenomenon or event. Hence an argument for Materialism is an ironic argument for a Divine Creator or miraculous origin. For a solution one would have to examine the Perennial notion of a 'causeless ...


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