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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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By treating paradox as a theoretical construct rather than a social phenomenon or an observational object, we offer a metatheoretical perspective that approaches and recognizes diverse ways of knowing cross-culturally as co-existing.
Thus, all researchers must be prepared for the phenomenon of Simpson's paradox that occurs during data aggregation because the paradox holds an important and concerning effect on data synthesis and data analysis.
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The third paradox concerns the ruling party's relationship with the bureaucracy.
First, however, we quickly investigate the liar paradox (in which a liar says that he is a liar), first published in [12].
For instance, the surprise exam paradox has a simple fix.
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Two engineers (Shane Carruth and David Sullivan) accidentally invent a machine that allows them to travel back in time, where they confront the paradox of interacting with their past selves.
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.
Platt argues that a general Renaissance 'culture of paradox' spurred Shakespeare's tendency to use paradox to unsettle the assumptions of his characters, his audiences and his readers.