Book review

CARNIELLI, Walter & MALINOWSKI, Jacek (eds.). Contradictions, from consistency to inconsistency (Trends in Logic 47, Springer International Publishing, 2018, VI+322 pages)



Consistency, Paraconsistency, Principle of non-contradiction, Foundations of reasoning.


In this review I briefly analyse the main elements of each chapter of the book centred in the general areas of logic, epistemology, philosophy and history of science. Most of them are developed around a fine-grained investigation on the principle of non-contradiction and the concept of consistency, inquired mainly into the broad area of paraconsistent logics. The book itself is the result of a work that was initiated on the Studia Logica conference "Trends in Logic XVI: Consistency, Contradiction, Paraconsistency and Reasoning – 40 years of CLE", held at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil, between September 12-15, 2016.


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Biografia do Autor

Rafael Rodrigues Testa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Doutor em Filosofia pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (IFCH-Unicamp); Mestre e Bacharel pela mesma instituição.


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TESTA, R. R. Book review: CARNIELLI, Walter & MALINOWSKI, Jacek (eds.). Contradictions, from consistency to inconsistency (Trends in Logic 47, Springer International Publishing, 2018, VI+322 pages). Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 42, n. 1, p. 219–228, 2019. Disponível em: Acesso em: 9 dez. 2022.



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