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a paradox; an insoluble contradiction or incompatibility in viewpoints;
doubt; a figure of speech in which the speaker expresses doubt or purports to be at a loss


Sightings:

How can I begin to describe this term?

What do osteoporosis and your porch have in common?
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Rhetorical guides: to the art of aggressive instruction -- to pursuing probability

Maybe you need to have your terrain cleaned

Presented with a dilemma
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A formula for uncertainty
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How postmodern is your hypertext experience?

A religious approach to films

Mulder and Krycek, waiting out the millennium
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Paradoxical logic -- Derrida on giving, mourning, and other impossiblities

I can't say whether Australian policy makers are full of doubt or just plain skeptical ...

Bedside reading for philosophers

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