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par·a·dox

(par'ă-doks), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word to meaan simply 'something unusual or unexpected'.
That which is apparently, although not actually, inconsistent with or opposed to the known facts in any case.
[G. paradoxos, incredible, beyond belief, fr. doxa, belief]

paradox

/para·dox/ (par´ah-doks) a seemingly contradictory occurrence.paradox´icparadox´ical
Weber's paradox  elongation of a muscle that has been so stretched that it cannot contract.

paradox

Vox populi A thing that appears illogical or counterintuitive to that which is known to be correct. See Anion paradox, Asher's paradox paradox, C value paradox, Calcium paradox, French paradox, Glucose paradox, Grandfather paradox, Oxygen paradox, Sherman paradox.

par·a·dox

(par'ă-doks)
That which is apparently, although not actually, inconsistent with or opposed to the known facts in any case.
[G. paradoxos, incredible, beyond belief, fr. doxa, belief]

par·a·dox

(par'ă-doks)
That which is apparently, although not actually, inconsistent with or opposed to known facts in any case.
[G. paradoxos, incredible, beyond belief, fr. doxa, belief]
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Subsequent to their expansions, there have been further enlargements on Russell's theme, such as those that are found in this book in chapters titled "The Liar," "The Predictions Paradox," "The Prisoner's Dilemma," "The Double-Bind," and in an afterword by Corey Anton.
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moots and public disputations" (63), but also appealed to legal intellectuals who found in paradox an expression of "the firm belief in the need and possibility of a complete exit from the commonly accepted order of life' (8).
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