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Priest, Graham

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Works: 41 works in 261 publications in 5 languages and 6,478 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: BC199.C6, 160
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Most widely held works by Graham Priest
Logic : a very short introduction by Graham Priest ( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Logic is often perceived as an esoteric subject, having little to do with the rest of philosophy, and even less to do with real life. In this lively and accessible introduction, Graham Priest shows how wrong this conception is. He explores the philosophical roots of the subject, explaining how modern formal logic deals with issues ranging from the existence of God and the reality of time to paradoxes of self-reference, change, and probability. Along the way, the book explains the basic ideas of formal logic in simple, non-technical terms, as well as the philosophical pressures to which these have responded. This is a book for anyone who has ever been puzzled by a piece of reasoning."--BOOK JACKET
In contradiction a study of the transconsistent by Graham Priest ( )
31 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Priest advocates and defends the view that there are true contradictions (dialetheism), a perspective that flies in the face of orthodoxy in Western philosophy since Aristole and remains at the centre of philosophical debate. This edition contains the author's reflections on developments since 1987
Martial Arts and Philosophy Beating and Nothingness by Graham Priest ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Socrates, an Athenian soldier, was a calmly efficient killing machine. His student Plato was an accomplished and broad-shouldered wrestler. Martial arts and philosophy have always gone hand in hand, as well as fist in throat. Philosophical argument is closely parallel with hand-to-hand combat. And all of today's Asian martial arts--like Karate, Kung-Fu, Judo, or Aikido--were developed to embody and apply philosophical ideas. The Japanese martial tradition of Budo, for instance, was influenced by the three philosophical traditions of Shinto, Confucianism, and Zen Buddhism, and these philosophies
An introduction to non-classical logic by Graham Priest ( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised and considerably expanded 2nd edition brings together a wide range of topics, including modal, tense, conditional, intuitionist, many-valued, paraconsistent, relevant, and fuzzy logics. Part 1, on propositional logic, is the old Introduction, but contains much new material. Part 2 is entirely new, and covers quantification and identity for all the logics in Part 1. The material is unified by the underlying theme of world semantics. All of the topics are explained clearly using devices such as tableau proofs, and their relation to current philosophical issues and debates are discussed. Students with a basic understanding of classical logic will find this book an invaluable introduction to an area that has become of central importance in both logic and philosophy. It will also interest people working in mathematics and computer science who wish to know about the area
The law of non-contradiction : new philosophical essays ( )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book presents a comprehensive debate about the Law of Non-Contradiction (LNC), from discussions as to how the law is to be understood, to reasons for accepting or re-thinking the law, and to issues that raise challenges to the law, such as the Liar Paradox, and a 'dialetheic' resolution of that paradox
Beyond the limits of thought by Graham Priest ( Book )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graham Priest presents an expanded edition of his exploration of the nature and limits of thought. Embracing contradiction and challenging traditional logic, he engages with issues across philosophical borders, from the historical to the modern, Eastern to Western, continental to analytic
Towards non-being : the logic and metaphysics of intentionality by Graham Priest ( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book will be of central interest to anyone who is concerned with intentionality in the philosophy of mind or philosophy of language, the metaphysics of existence and identity, the philosophy of fiction, the philosophy of mathematics, or cognitive representation in AI."--BOOK JACKET
Doubt truth to be a liar by Graham Priest ( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book is required reading for anyone who wishes to understand dialetheism; (especially) for anyone who wishes to continue to endorse the old Aristotelian orthodoxy; and, more generally, for anyone who wishes to understand the role that contradiction plays in our thinking."--Jacket
Lewisian themes : the philosophy of David K. Lewis ( Book )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paraconsistent logic : essays on the inconsistent ( Book )
8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One : being an investigation into the unity of reality and of its parts, including the singular object which is nothingness by Graham Priest ( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graham Priest presents an original exploration of questions concerning the one and the many. He covers a wide range of issues in metaphysics-unity, identity, grounding, mereology, universals, being, intentionality and nothingness-and draws on Western and Asian philosophy as well as paraconsistent logic to offer a radically new treatment of unity
Sociative logics and their applications : essays by Richard Sylvan ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einführung in die nicht-klassische Logik by Graham Priest ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nature of philosophy and its place in the university by Graham Priest ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unity of science in the Arabic tradition science, logic, epistemology and their interactions by Shahid Rahman ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is the first to reflect the multi-dimensional nature of the interplay between logic, science, philosophy and language in the Arabic tradition. It presents contributions from the worlda (TM)s leading scholars and historians under the headings a Epistemology and Philosophy of Sciencea (TM) and a Logic, Philosophy and Grammara (TM). The contents exemplify the liveliness of modern perspectives on the Arabic tradition. It describes new paths for research and understanding not normally raised in the approaches to this subject. It challenges the rigid distinction between Western and Eastern
Teorie dell'assurdo : i rivali del principio di non-contraddizione by Francesco Berto ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una brevísima introducción a la lógica by Graham Priest ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On paraconsistency by Graham Priest ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy and the martial arts ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical reflection can teach us about the martial arts, and especially the nature and value of its practice. The second section deals with the other direction of the dialectical interplay between philosophy and the martial arts: how the martial arts can inform philosophical issues important in their own right. Finally, because many of the notable martial arts are of Asian origin, there are particularly close links between the arts and Asian philosophies - and Buddhism in particular - and therefore the last section is devoted to this topic. The essays in this collection deal with a wide range of philosophical issues: normative ethics, meta-ethics, aesthetics, phenomenology, the philosophy of mind, Ancient Greek and Buddhist thought. By demonstrating the very real nature of the engagement between the martial arts and philosophy, this book is essential reading for any serious student or scholar with an interest in the martial arts, Eastern philosophy, the philosophy of sport, or the study of physical culture"--
The liar's paradox by Bradley P Armour-Garb ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Priest, Graham George 1948-
プリースト, グレアム
Languages
English (226)
Spanish (4)
Italian (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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