Dialetheism

Discipline: Philosophy

A name for the view that the law of contradiction can on occasion and within certain limits be violated without irrationality; '...the view that some contradictions are true, or that some things are both true and false'.

Also see: paraconsistency

Source:
G Priest, 'Contradiction, Belief and Rationality', Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (1985-86) p.99

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