, Volume 193, Issue 11, pp 3449–3457 | Cite as

The logic of Logic and the Basis of Ethics

  • Adriane Rini
S.I. : The Logic and Philosophy of A.N. Prior


What is it that is doing the real work in Prior’s 1949 book Logic and the Basis of Ethics? As Prior’s title announces, it seems that the answer is logic. But what exactly does this mean to Prior?


A.N. Prior Naturalistic fallacy Formal logic  Ethics Neutrality of logic 



This work has been supported by a Grant from the New Zealand Government’s Marsden Fund, administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of HumanitiesMassey UniversityPalmerston NorthNew Zealand

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