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Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction

Graham Priest

in Doubt Truth to be a Liar

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780199263288
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603631 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199263280.003.0002
 Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction

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This chapter analyzes and criticizes the argument of Aristotle in Metaphysics, Book Gamma, against those who would violate the Law of Non-Contradiction, together with what a number of later commentators have made of them.

Keywords: Aristotle; Metaphysics; Book Gamma; Law of Non-Contradiction; dialetheism; trivialism

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Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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