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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 3–5 | Cite as

Opinion

Paraconsistent thoughts about consistency
  • Philip J. Davis
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Applied MathematicsBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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