Catalogue Paradox

Consider a library which compiles a bibliographic catalog of all (and only those) catalogs which do not list themselves. Then does the library's catalog list itself?

See also

Pseudoparadox, Russell's Antinomy

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Curry, H. B. Foundations of Mathematical Logic. New York: Dover, p. 5, 1977.Gonseth, F. "La structure du paradoxe des catalogues." §106 in Les mathématiques et la réalité: Essai sur la méthode axiomatique. Paris: Félix Alcan, pp. 255-257, 1936.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Catalogue Paradox." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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