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The paradox of self-amendment

a study of logic, law, omnipotence, and change

by Peter Suber

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional amendments,
    • Law -- Methodology,
    • Constitutional law -- United States -- Amendents,
    • Paradox

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Suber.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsK3168 .S82 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 500 p. ;
      Number of Pages500
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2194404M
      ISBN 100820412120
      LC Control Number89013403

        'Paradoxes from A to Z is a clear, well-written and philosophically reliable introduction to a range of paradoxes. It is the perfect reference book for anyone interested in this area of philosophy.' - Nigel Warburton, author of Philosophy: The Basics/5(). The Paradox of Self-Amendment: A Study of Law, Logic, Omnipotence, and Change, by Peter Suber (HTML at Earlham) Filed under: Constitutional law -- United States -- Bibliography Edward S. Corwin and the American Constitution: A Bibliographical Analysis (Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, ), by Kenneth D. Crews (page images at HathiTrust).

      The Paradox of Self-Amendment in American Constitutional Law, Stanford Literature Review, 7, (Spring-Fall ) Essay-length synopsis of my book, Paradox of Self-Amendment, below. Copy in DASH. Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Price: $

        Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus’ Ship, and the Prisoner’s Dilemma, taking in subjects as Book Edition: 3rd Edition.   As Suber developed his book/research: “The Paradox of Self Amendment”, he used the boundaries he identified as part of the nomic system to construct a game which he called Nomic. The game is a mythical construct in so far as it bears only modest resemblance to what we normally think of as games.


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The paradox of self-amendment by Peter Suber Download PDF EPUB FB2

The paradox of self-amendment arises when a rule is used as the authority for its own amendment. It is sharper when the rule of change is supreme, sharper still when it is changed into a form that is inconsistent with its original form, and sharpest of. This summary of my book, The Paradox of Self-Amendment: A Study of Logic, Law, Omnipotence, and Change (Peter Lang Publishing, ) was delivered at the conference, "Paradoxes of Self-Reference in the Humanities, Law, and the Social Sciences," May, at Stanford University.

The book was unpublished at the time of the presentation. The Paradox of Self-Amendment: A Study of Law, Logic, Omnipotence, and Change Search the online edition of this book. Multiple words are linked by the selected Boolean operator. Word fragments return all completions, e.g.

amend returns amend, amends, amended, amending, amendment and so on. The Paradox Of Self Amendment book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The first full-length study of self-reference and paradox in /5(2). The paradox of self-amendment exists only for the inference model, or some other concept of law that allows logical tests to overcome legal and social tests of legal The paradox of self-amendment book.

If the paradox of self-amendment exists only for the inference model, then changing models will dissolve the paradox, at. It is a deeply probing book.» (Douglas R.

Hofstadter, Indiana University) «Peter Suber weaves an intriguing story at the intersection of logic, philosophy, and law. He brings to the puzzle of self-amendment a sophisticated understanding of all three, as well as a nice sense of by: Section 15 Amendment by Interpretation Peter Suber, Paradox of Self-Amendment Table of Contents.

Judicial amendments B. Judicial self-amendment Notes. Judicial amendments "Nay, whoever hath an absolute authority to interpret any written or spoken laws", The paradox of self-amendment book Hoadly remarked, "it is he who is truly the Law Giver to all intents and purposes, and not the persons.

Foreword to the Second Edition Ten new paradoxes have been added: Allais’ Paradox, the Cable Guy, the Charitable Trust, the Chicken and the Egg, the Paradox of Interesting Numbers, the Muddy Children, the Numbered Balls, the recent and striking Parrondo Paradox, the Self- Amendment Paradoxand the Paradox of there are now entries on 84 paradoxes, as File Size: 1MB.

The paradox of omnipotence, the barber, and the liar. Section 4. The Denial of Self-Application. Four ways to avoid self-amendment Weaknesses of these four methods Section 5. Self-Application. Ross's paradox of self-amendment Some distinctions Lawfulness of self-amendment Self-reference Section 6.

The Inference and Acceptance Models of Legal Change. The Paradox of Self-Amendment: A Study of Logic, Law, Omnipotence, and Change | Peter Suber | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Add tags for "The paradox of self-amendment: a study of logic, law, omnipotence, and change". Be the first. The omnipotence paradox is a family of paradoxes that arise with some understandings of the term omnipotent.

The paradox arises, for example, if one assumes that an omnipotent being has no limits and is capable of realizing any outcome, even logically contradictory ideas such as creating square circles. The initial ruleset was designed by Peter Suber, and first published in Douglas Hofstadter's column Metamagical Themas in Scientific American in June The column discussed Suber's then-upcoming book, The Paradox of Self-Amendment, which was published some years now refers to many games, all based on the initial ruleset.

The game is in some Players: 2+. "This second edition features ten brain-teasing new paradoxes including the Paradox of Interesting Numbers, the Muddy Children and the Self-Amendment Paradox.

Packed full of intriguing conundrums, Paradoxes from A to Z is an ideal introduction to philosophy and perfect for anyone seeking to sharpen up their thinking skills."--JacketPages: In philosophy, Suber is the author of The Paradox of Self-Amendment, the first book-length study of self-referential paradoxes in law, and The Case of the Speluncean Explorers: Nine New Opinions, the first book-length "rehearing" of Lon Fuller's classic, fictional case.

He has also written many articles on self-reference, ethics, formal and Alma mater: Northwestern University. He invites you to ponder Achilles and the Tortoise, The Ship of Theseus, Hempel\'s Ravens, the Prisoners\' Dilemma, The Barber Paradox, and many more.\" \"This second edition features ten brain-teasing new paradoxes including the Paradox of Interesting Numbers, the Muddy Children and the Self-Amendment Paradox.

Book Description. Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell.

Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus’ Ship, and the Prisoner’s Dilemma, taking in subjects as. The Red Taxi Paradox Richard’s Paradox Russell’s Paradox The St Petersburg Paradox The Self-Amendment Paradox Self-deception Self-fulfilling Belief The Ship of Theseus Simpson’s Paradox The Sleeping Beauty The Paradox of Soundness The Spaceship The Toxin Paradox The Paradox of Tragedy Brand: Taylor & Francis.

For an amendment could be proposed that eliminated the contents of Article 5 altogether and replaced it with a statement that the first 10 Amendments were null and void. Not a happy situation, for now we have lost our freedom and the amendment process.

There is an on-line book that discusses this paradox in detail, The Paradox of Self-Amendment. Even this core of the game, of course, can be changed. —Peter Suber, the creator of Nomic, The Paradox of Self-Amendment, Appendix 3, p.

Nomic actually refers to a large number of games based on the initial ruleset laid out by Peter Suber in his book. The Principle of Uniform Solution (of the Paradoxes of Self-Reference). Nicholas J. J. Smith - - Mind ()Author: Peter Suber.The complications of self-modification can be further studied on a delightful example P.

Suber presents in his "The Paradox of Self- Amendment" []. Suber introduces a logical game called Nomic (that has many similarities to the "game" of legislation in the USA).

Nomic formulates what can be called an "ultimate legal system".Above all, Nomic has been fun for thousands of players around the world. For me, it was intended to illustrate and embody the thesis of my book, The Paradox of Self-Amendment, that a legal "rule of change" such as a constitutional amendment clause may apply to itself and authorize its own amendment.

(Nomic is the third appendix of the book.).