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Paradoxes of freedom

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Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Supreme Court.,
    • Constitutional law -- United States.,
    • Judicial review -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSidney Hook.
      SeriesGreat books in philosophy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4550 .H66 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 152 p. ;
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2411226M
      ISBN 100879754109
      LC Control Number87061366


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Section 1 introduces the most famous paradox of this kind—the grandfather paradox—and relates it to other puzzles of “self-defeat.” Section 2 introduces a more general category of puzzles called the paradoxes of past-alteration.

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