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On What There Isn't

Graham Priest

in Towards Non-Being

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780199262540
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602672 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199262543.003.0005
 On What There Isn't

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Chapter 5 provides a discussion of Quine and Russell on non-existent objects. Their arguments aim to show that Meinong’s notion of such objects is incoherent. Quine’s well known argument about the fat man in the doorway is discussed and rejected.

Keywords: W.V.O. Quine; Bertrand Russell; A. Meinong

Chapter.  4556 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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