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Doubt Truth to be a Liar$
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Graham Priest

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199263288

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199263280.001.0001

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Logic and Revisability

Logic and Revisability

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(p.155) 10 Logic and Revisability
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Doubt Truth to be a Liar
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Graham Priest (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199263280.003.0011

This chapter argues that logic is a theory, and can be revised as any other scientific theory. The comparison with geometry is helpful in this regard. It also discusses Quine’s views on the matter, particularly the claim that any changing of logic is a changing of subject.

Keywords:   logic, change of logic, geometry, inconsistent arithmetics, meaning-variance, Quine

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