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Logic and the Basis of Ethics$
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A. N. Prior

Print publication date: 1963

Print ISBN-13: 9780198241577

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241577.001.0001

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Propriety and Truth: (1) Preliminary History

Propriety and Truth: (1) Preliminary History

(p.54) VI Propriety and Truth: (1) Preliminary History
Logic and the Basis of Ethics

Arthur N. Prior

Oxford University Press

This chapter gives a proposal to consider more fully a view that there is some special analogy or even identity between wrongness in action and falsehood or self-contradiction in theory. The concepts of truth and propriety are also introduced in this chapter.

Keywords:   proposal, truth, propriety, analogy, wrongness in action, falsehood, self-contradiction

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