Old Wine in (Somewhat Leaky) New Bottles: Some Comments on Beall

  • Graham Priest Philosophy Department, Graduate Center, CUNY


Dialetheists concerning the paradoxes of self-refrence have often argued that the phenomeonon provides a choice between inconsistency and expressive incompleteness, and that inconsistency is the correct choice. In a recent paper (`Trivialising Sentences and the Promise of Semantic Completeness', Analysis (2015) 75: 573-84), JC Beall attacks this argument. This paper analyses his arguments, and argues that his paper simply provides a new spin on matters well known.


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PRIEST, Graham. Old Wine in (Somewhat Leaky) New Bottles: Some Comments on Beall. The Australasian Journal of Logic, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 5, sep. 2016. ISSN 1448-5052. Available at: <https://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/ajl/article/view/3934>. Date accessed: 12 aug. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.26686/ajl.v13i5.3934.