This book would make a good companion text to a course in logic or critical thinking.
Sainsbury also doesn't hesitate to offer his own resolutions of the paradoxes, but he warns the reader not to accept his resolutions blindly.
He writes very clearly and without affectation, presenting the material as well as anyone could.
Interesting book that goes over famous paradoxes. A lot of puzzling ideas and allows you to enhance your way of thinking.Published 28 days ago by Venus Project
I bough this thinking it would be about a pair of boots, but it wasn't. Instead it is a well written book that presents a number of paradoxes, paradoxical problems and ways to... Read morePublished 11 months ago by DW
This book is certainly not worth the price. I have never seen such an interesting topic turned into something so dull. Certainly not what I had expected. Read morePublished on October 16, 2008 by Lubom
Paradoxes are surprising conclusions drawn from seemingly reasonable premises. And for the past twenty five centuries paradoxes have driven the most interesting developments in... Read morePublished on September 15, 2008 by Steve Reina
As a beginner in the study of philosophy, I have frequently read that the study of paradoxes is a waste of time, that paradoxes add little to the appreciation of philosophy as a... Read morePublished on April 17, 2005 by Epops