Epicurus, Vasiliev and Aristotle on the Law of the Excluded Third

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 387)


The purpose of this essay is to show Aristotle’s, Epicurus’s and Vasiliev’s points of view concerning the law of the excluded third. Aristotle has conceived this Law, while both Epicurus and Vasiliev has criticized it. These three variants imply three different approaches to the laws of negation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brazilan House of RepresentativesSão PauloBrazil

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