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To be and not to be – That is the Answer. On Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction.

To be and not to be – That is the Answer. On Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction. To be and not to be - That is the Answer. On Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction. Graham Priest, University of Queensland Contents 1 Introduction 2 The Law of Non-Contradiction (5hl8-22) 3 The Firmest of All Principles (5h22-35) 4 Aristotle's Opponents 5 Demonstration by Refutation (5h35-6"28) 6 First Refutation: Part I (6"28-h34) 7 First Refutation: Interlude (6h34-7a2Q) 8 Aristotle on Substance 9 First Refutation: Part II (7a2Q-h}8) 10 The Anscombe/Cresswell Interpretation 11 Some Modem Variations I: Talking of Objects 12 Some Modem Variations II: Meaning 13 Some Modem Variations III: Negation as Cancellation 14 Second Refutation: Eleatic Monism (7hl8-8a2) 15 Third Refutation: the Law of Excluded Middle, and Assertion (8a2-7) 16 Fourth Refutation: an Argument by Cases (8a7-34) 17 Fifth Refutation: the Truth-Conditions of Negation (8a34-h2) 18 Sixth Refutation: Part I, the Vegetable (8h2-12) 19 Sixth Refutation: Part II, Action (8hl2-31) 20 Seventh Refutation: Teleology (8b3 l-9a6) 21 Conclusion 1 Introduction A number of the pre-Socratic philosophers endorsed explicitly contradictory views. In book r of the Metaphysics, Aristotle took these in his sights, and defended what was to become known as the Law of Non-Contradiction. This was a pivotal moment in the history of philosophy. With the exception http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png History of Philosophy and Logical Analysis Brill

To be and not to be – That is the Answer. On Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction.

History of Philosophy and Logical Analysis , Volume 1 (1): 40 – Apr 5, 1998

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To be and not to be - That is the Answer. On Aristotle on the Law of Non-Contradiction. Graham Priest, University of Queensland Contents 1 Introduction 2 The Law of Non-Contradiction (5hl8-22) 3 The Firmest of All Principles (5h22-35) 4 Aristotle's Opponents 5 Demonstration by Refutation (5h35-6"28) 6 First Refutation: Part I (6"28-h34) 7 First Refutation: Interlude (6h34-7a2Q) 8 Aristotle on Substance 9 First Refutation: Part II (7a2Q-h}8) 10 The Anscombe/Cresswell Interpretation 11 Some Modem Variations I: Talking of Objects 12 Some Modem Variations II: Meaning 13 Some Modem Variations III: Negation as Cancellation 14 Second Refutation: Eleatic Monism (7hl8-8a2) 15 Third Refutation: the Law of Excluded Middle, and Assertion (8a2-7) 16 Fourth Refutation: an Argument by Cases (8a7-34) 17 Fifth Refutation: the Truth-Conditions of Negation (8a34-h2) 18 Sixth Refutation: Part I, the Vegetable (8h2-12) 19 Sixth Refutation: Part II, Action (8hl2-31) 20 Seventh Refutation: Teleology (8b3 l-9a6) 21 Conclusion 1 Introduction A number of the pre-Socratic philosophers endorsed explicitly contradictory views. In book r of the Metaphysics, Aristotle took these in his sights, and defended what was to become known as the Law of Non-Contradiction. This was a pivotal moment in the history of philosophy. With the exception

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