dialetheism

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Coined by Graham Priest and Richard Routley, from Ancient Greek di (di, two) [script needed] + ἀλήθεια (alḗtheia, truth), in 1981

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdaɪ.əˈlɛθ.i.ɪz.əm/

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dialetheism (uncountable)

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  1. (philosophy) The view that there are true contradictions, i.e. true statements whose negations are also true.
    • 2005, Laurence Goldstein, Logic: key concepts in philosophy, page 158:
      [It] is important to point out that endorsing dialetheism is not the same as rejecting logic or rational argumentation.

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  • Priest, Graham. 'Dialetheism', Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2008.
  • Priest, Graham, Sylvan, Richard, Norman, Jean, and Arruda, Ayda Ignez (eds.). Paraconsistent Logic: Essays on the Inconsistent. München: Philosophia Verlag. 1989: p. xx