The Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society

est. 1880

TRUTH

Peter Geach & Graham Oppy

16 april 2013

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Peter Geach (Leeds)

"Truth and God"

(1982)

Biography

Peter Thomas Geach, MA, FBA (born 29 March 1916) is a British philosopher with areas of interest in the history of philosophy, philosophical logic, and the theory of identity.  Geach was educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He taught at the University of Birmingham from 1951 until 1966 when he was appointed Professor of Logic in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Leeds. Geach was given the title of Emeritus Professor of Logic on his retirement from Leeds in 1981. He has been awarded the papal cross "Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice" by the Holy See for his philosophical work.

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Graham Oppy (Monash)

"Truth and God"

(2013)

Biography

Graham Oppy is Professor of Philosophy in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University. His books include: Ontological Arguments and Belief in God, Philosophical Perspectives on Infinity, Arguing about Gods, Reading Philosophy of Religion (co-authored with Michael Scott), The History of Western Philosophy of Religion (co-edited with Nick Trakakis), A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (co-edited with Nick Trakakis), and The Antipodean Philosopher (two volumes, co-edited with Nick Trakakis). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, and Chair of Council of the Australasian Association of Philosophy.


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