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Priest's Anti-Exceptionalism, Candrakirti and Paraconsistency

Tanaka, Koji


Priest holds anti-exceptionalism about logic. That is, he holds that logic, as a theory, does not have any exceptional status in relation to the theories of empirical sciences. Crucial to Priest's anti-exceptionalism is the existence of 'data' that can force the revision of logical theory. He claims that classical logic is inadequate to the available data and, thus, needs to be revised. But what kind of data can overturn classical logic? Priest claims that the data is our intuitions about the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Graham Priest on Dialetheism and Paraconsistency
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-25365-3_7


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