Chapter 39. On Paraconsistency

  1. Dale Jacquette
  1. Bryson Brown

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch40

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

How to Cite

Brown, B. (2006) On Paraconsistency, in A Companion to Philosophical Logic (ed D. Jacquette), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch40

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631216711

Online ISBN: 9780470996751

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Keywords:

  • paraconsistency;
  • trivialization;
  • natural taxonomy;
  • paraconsistent logics;
  • preservationism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Paraconsistency?

  • Motives for Paraconsistency

  • The Sources of Trivialization

  • A Natural Taxonomy for Paraconsistent Logics

  • Paraconsistent Logics

  • Current Issues