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The paradox of the question



What is the best question to ask an omniscient being? The question is intriguing; is it also paradoxical? We discuss several versions of what Ned Markosian calls “the paradox of the question” and suggest solutions to each of those puzzles. We then offer some practical advice about what do if you ever have the opportunity to query an omniscient being.



Philosophical StudiesSpringer Journals

Published: May 1, 2011

DOI: 10.1007/s11098-011-9706-5

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