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Trivialism

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/10.1093/0199263280.003.0004
 Trivialism

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This chapter discusses trivialism, the view that all contradictions (and so all claims) are true. It examines the grounds for rejecting the view, and how one would go about engaging an opponent who holds trivialism to be true.

Keywords: trivialism; dialetheism; Aristotle; perception; rules of debate

Chapter.  8825 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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