The Paradox of the Question

Philosophical Studies 154 (1):149-159 (2011)
Abstract
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.
Keywords question  omniscient being
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Achille C. Varzi (2001). The Best Question. Journal of Philosophical Logic 30 (3):251-258.
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