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Propriety and Truth: (1) Preliminary History

Arthur N. Prior

in Logic and the Basis of Ethics

Published in print March 1963 | ISBN: 9780198241577
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680380 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241577.003.0006
Propriety and Truth: (1) Preliminary History

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This chapter gives a proposal to consider more fully a view that there is some special analogy or even identity between wrongness in action and falsehood or self-contradiction in theory. The concepts of truth and propriety are also introduced in this chapter.

Keywords: proposal; truth; propriety; analogy; wrongness in action; falsehood; self-contradiction

Chapter.  5062 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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