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In Contradiction: A Study of the Transconsistent

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In Contradiction advocates and defends the view that there are true contradictions (dialetheism), a view that flies in the face of orthodoxy in Western philosophy since Aristotle. The book has been at the center of the controversies surrounding dialetheism ever since its first publication in 1987. This second edition of the book substantially expands upon the original in v ...more
Paperback, 327 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published November 30th 1987)
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Joshua Stein
Sep 27, 2013 Joshua Stein rated it really liked it
Warning: This is a book about formal logic, and it really isn't readable if you don't have a background in logic. Priest does spend a fair amount of time illustrating his proofs and some of the central points in the book turn on Priest's evaluation of technical problems.

Overall, Priest is an enlightening and engaging writer, which is pretty rare in contemporary logic. The ideas in this book are hotly controversial, but becoming more widely entertained, and this book (and Priest more generally) i
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