Literalism

From: Steven Carr <Steven@bowness.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat Apr 02 2005 - 03:42:30 EST

When should we take statements literally and when not?

For example, consider the famous liar paradox,first expressed by
Epeminides (spelling?), when he said that 'All Cretans are liars'.

Is this to be taken as a statement of fact about the moral nature of
Cretans?

-- 
Steven Carr
Received on Sat Apr 2 03:45:03 2005

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