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R&R Lecture featuring Graham Priest released

News: Dec 02, 2016

Part ten of the R&R Lecture Series has been released. At the R&R Conference 2016 "The Internal Senses in the Aristotelian Tradition", Professor Graham Priest (City University of New York) talked about imagination and explained that medieval logicians had a number of thoughts and solutions to logical problems stemming from the fact that it is possible to think of things that do not exist - problems that are still puzzling today. Some medieval views are expanded and Priest argues that we still have things to learn from them. Actually, medieval logicians would, if they would have been here today, have found great help in the advancements that has been made in logic since their time for elaborating their own views even further.

By watching professor Priest's lecture you will also learn about the non-existing planet Vulcan and why Alexius Meinong's logic is more common sensical and sane than that of Bertrand Russell and W. V. Quine even though many believe it to be the other way around.

Watch Professor Graham Priest's talk "Imagination, Non-existance, Impossibility" here.

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