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Graham Priest

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Region  Western Philosophy
Role  Philosopher
Main interests  Logic
Areas of interest  Logic

Notable ideas  Dialetheism
Name  Graham Priest
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Born  1948London
Education  University of Cambridge, London School of Economics and Political Science
Books  Logic, Beyond the limits of thought, An introduction to non‑cla, Towards non‑being, Doubt truth to be a liar
Similar People  Alexius Meinong, Frank Cameron Jackson, Franz Brentano, David Hume, Hector‑Neri Castaneda

Philosophical era  Contemporary philosophy
Schools of thought  Analytic philosophy

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Graham Priest (born 1948) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as a regular visitor at the University of Melbourne where he was Boyce Gibson Professor of Philosophy and also at the University of St Andrews.

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Graham Priest - "Everything and Nothing" (Robert Curtius Lecture of Excellence)


Education

Priest was educated at the St John's College, Cambridge and the London School of Economics. His thesis advisor was John Lane Bell. He also holds a DLitt from the University of Melbourne.

Work

He is known for his defence of dialetheism, his in-depth analyses of the logical paradoxes (holding the thesis that there is a uniform treatment for many well-known paradoxes, such as the semantic, set-theoretic and Liar paradoxes), and his many writings related to paraconsistent and other non-classical logics.

Priest, a long-time resident of Australia, now residing in New York City, is the author of numerous books, and has published articles in nearly every major philosophical and logical journal. He was a frequent collaborator with the late Richard Sylvan, a fellow proponent of dialetheism and paraconsistent logic.

Priest has also published on metaphilosophy.

In addition to his work in philosophy and logic, Priest practiced Karate-do. He is 3rd Dan, International Karate-do Shobukai; 4th Dan, Shi’to Ryu, and an Australian National Kumite Referee and Kata Judge. Presently, he practices Taichi.

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Graham Priest Wikipedia


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