Author: Inga Bones

paradox owes its name to the Greek term for heap, ›sōrós‹ ( σωρός ), and presumably traces back to Eubulides of Miletus, a contemporary of Aristotle. Eubulides is reported to have created several puzzles, including the Liar and the Bald Head (cf. Laertius, 1925: 2.108, 2.109). The latter puzzle

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