Arthur Prior

Arthur Prior

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arthur Norman Prior was a noted logician and philosopher. Prior founded tense logic, now also known as temporal logic, and made important contributions to intensional logic, particularly in Prior. Prior was entirely educated in New Zealand, where he was fortunate to have come under the influence of John Niemeyer Findlay. Despite knowing only modest mathematics, he began teaching philosophy and logic at Canterbury University College in 1946, filling the vacancy created by Karl Popper's resignation. He became Professor in 1953. Thanks to the good offices of Gilbert Ryle, who had met Prior in New Zealand in 1954, Prior spent the year 1956 on leave at the University of Oxford, where he gave the John Locke lectures in philosophy. These were subsequently published as "Time and Modality"show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135791567
  • 9786135791563