Ideas of Arthur N. Prior, by Theme

[Australian, 1914 - 1969, Of Balliol College, Oxford.]

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5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / a. Logical connectives
We need to know the meaning of 'and', prior to its role in reasoning [Belnap]
Maybe introducing or defining logical connectives by rules of inference leads to absurdity [Hacking]
Prior's 'tonk' is inconsistent, since it allows the non-conservative inference A |- B [Belnap]
Prior rejected accounts of logical connectives by inference pattern, with 'tonk' his absurd example [Read]
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 7. Facts / b. Types of fact
That Queen Anne is dead is a 'general fact', not a fact about Queen Anne
27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 2. Passage of Time / e. Tensed (A) series
'Thank goodness that's over' is not like 'thank goodness that happened on Friday'