**Bertrand's paradox** — There are three different paradoxes called Bertrand s paradox or the Bertrand paradox: * Bertrand s paradox (probability) * Bertrand paradox (economics) * Bertrand s box paradox … Wikipedia

**Bertrand's paradox (probability)** — Bertrand s paradox is a problem within the classical interpretation of probability theory. Consider an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle. Suppose a chord of the circle is chosen at random. What is the probability that the chord is longer … Wikipedia

**Bertrand's box paradox** — is a classic paradox of elementary probability theory. It was first posed by Joseph Bertrand in his Calcul des probabilités , published in 1889. There are three boxes: a box containing two gold coins, a box with two silver coins, and a box with… … Wikipedia

**Bertrand's box paradox** — There are three boxes, one with two gold coins, one with one gold and one silver, one with two silver. A coin drawn at random is gold. What is the probability that the other coin in the same box is gold? The coin came either from the first box,… … Philosophy dictionary

**Russell's paradox** — Part of the foundations of mathematics, Russell s paradox (also known as Russell s antinomy), discovered by Bertrand Russell in 1901, showed that the naive set theory of Frege leads to a contradiction.It might be assumed that, for any formal… … Wikipedia

**Russell's paradox** — Math. a paradox of set theory in which an object is defined in terms of a class of objects that contains the object being defined, resulting in a logical contradiction. [1920 25; first proposed by Bertrand RUSSELL] * * * ▪ logic statement… … Universalium

**Cantor's paradox** — In set theory, Cantor s paradox is the theorem that there is no greatest cardinal number, so that the collection of infinite sizes is itself infinite. Furthermore, it follows from this fact that this collection is not a set but a proper class; in … Wikipedia

**Moore's paradox** — concerns the putative absurdity involved in asserting a first person present tense sentence such as It s raining but I don t believe that it is raining or It s raining but I believe that it is not raining . The first author to note this apparent… … Wikipedia

**russell's paradox** — ˈrəsəlz noun Usage: usually capitalized R Etymology: after Bertrand Russell : a paradox that discloses itself in forming a class of all classes that are not members of themselves and in observing that the question of whether it is true or false… … Useful english dictionary

**Bertrand paradox (economics)** — For other paradoxes by Joseph Bertrand, see Bertrand s paradoxIn economics and commerce, the Bertrand paradox ndash; named after its creator, Joseph Bertrand ndash;describes a situation in which two players (firms) reach a state of Nash… … Wikipedia