Graham Priest on Dialetheism and Paraconsistency

  • Can Başkent
  • Thomas Macaulay Ferguson

Part of the Outstanding Contributions to Logic book series (OCTR, volume 18)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Thomas Macaulay Ferguson, Can Başkent
    Pages 1-2
  3. Ross T. Brady
    Pages 21-37
  4. Paul Égré
    Pages 39-57
  5. Elena Ficara
    Pages 59-71
  6. Hartry Field
    Pages 73-125
  7. Diderik Batens
    Pages 139-164
  8. Walter Carnielli, Abilio Rodrigues
    Pages 165-187
  9. Marcelo E. Coniglio, Aldo Figallo-Orellano
    Pages 189-216
  10. Thomas Macaulay Ferguson
    Pages 249-270
  11. Patrick Girard
    Pages 271-284
  12. Lloyd Humberstone
    Pages 285-341
  13. Erik Istre, Maarten McKubre-Jordens
    Pages 365-381
  14. Bogdan Dicher, Francesco Paoli
    Pages 383-407
  15. Patrick Allo, Giuseppe Primiero
    Pages 409-437
  16. Stephen Read
    Pages 439-454
  17. Greg Restall
    Pages 455-468
  18. Stewart Shapiro
    Pages 469-479
  19. Neil Tennant
    Pages 481-506
  20. Heinrich Wansing, Daniel Skurt
    Pages 535-553
  21. Zach Weber
    Pages 555-574
  22. Graham Priest
    Pages 575-675
  23. Graham Priest
    Pages 677-690
  24. Back Matter
    Pages 691-704

About this book


This book presents the state of the art in the fields of formal logic pioneered by Graham Priest. It includes advanced technical work on the model and proof theories of paraconsistent logic, in contributions from top scholars in the field. Graham Priest’s research has had a considerable influence on the field of philosophical logic, especially with respect to the themes of dialetheism—the thesis that there exist true but inconsistent sentences—and paraconsistency—an account of deduction in which contradictory premises do not entail the truth of arbitrary sentences. Priest’s work has regularly challenged researchers to reappraise many assumptions about rationality, ontology, and truth.

This book collects original research by some of the most esteemed scholars working in philosophical logic, whose contributions explore and appraise Priest’s work on logical approaches to problems in philosophy, linguistics, computation, and mathematics. They provide fresh analyses, critiques, and applications of Priest’s work and attest to its continued relevance and topicality. The book also includes Priest’s responses to the contributors, providing a further layer to the development of these themes



Graham Priest Paraconsistency Dialetheism Theory of truth Paraconsistent logic Logics of formal inconsistency Adaptive logics Relevant logic Priest on Paradoxes of Truth Comprehension, Fixed Points and Paradox Metaphysics, Ontology, and Noneism Logic is Belief Revision

Editors and affiliations

  • Can Başkent
    • 1
  • Thomas Macaulay Ferguson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of BathBathUK
  2. 2.CycorpAustinUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-25364-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-25365-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-2758
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-2766
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