Truth and contradiction

Philosophical Quarterly 50 (200):305-319 (2000)
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Graham Priest
CUNY Graduate Center
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I argue that there is nothing about truth as such that prevents contradictions from being true. I argue this by considering the main standard accounts of truth, and showing that they are quite compatible with the existence of true contradictions. Indeed, in many cases, they are actually friendly to the idea
Keywords 780199 Other  440107 Metaphysics  Philosophy  C1
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DOI 10.1111/1467-9213.00187
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