On the Physiological Generation of Antinomies and Paradoxes

Mind and Matter 10 (1):75 - 114 (2012)

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It is proposed that subconscious retro-predictions in conjunction with brain state update cycles are instrumental in the physiological generation of conscious sensations and perceptions, and in all abstract thought. In this paper the hypothesis is supported by conducting a detailed a re-evaluation of the self-referential statements in Set Theory and Formal Logic known as antinomies. This study concludes that the recursive behavior exhibited by abstract enigmas such as "Russell’s Paradox" is analogous to the oscillations typical of bistable perceptual phenomena.
Keywords Russell’s Paradox,  Theory of Types,  Barber Paradox,  Model Theory,  Epimenides Paradox,  Bistable Perception,  Liar Paradox, Gestalt Psychology.
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