A Temporal Perspective on the Paradox of Pinocchio's Nose

Matjaz Gams, Eva Černčič, Angelo Montanari


The Paradox of Pinocchio's Nose was first proposed on February 2001 by
11-year-old Veronique Eldridge-Smith, the daughter of Peter
Eldridge-Smith, who wrote an article in the journal Analysis. It was
often proclaimed to be another version of the liar paradox, but this paper finds the paradox valid. However, as with most logic paradoxes when faced with real life
and AI solutions, the paradox turns out valid for only a short period of

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