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Arthur Prior: In the media

The Times: Obituary - Mr A. N. Prior, Philosopher and author

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Newspaper clip of Prior's obituary, with biography. The Times, 8 Oct. 1969.

The Times: Mr Arthur Prior, A notable scholar

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Additional commentary by A. Kenny on Prior's obituary in The Times. The Times, 17 Oct. 1969.

A.N. Prior, "The abolition of man, C.S.Lewis"

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Prior's review of Clive S. Lewis's book Abolition of man, published in Landfall, vol. 1 (1947), pp. 63 – 67.

The Press: "Professor of Philosophy, Appointment of Mr A.N. Prior"

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Newspaper notice of Prior's appointment as professor of philosophy at Canterbury University College, including his biography and a photo of him, The…

The Press: "Philosophical congress, opening meetings yesterday"

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Newspaper report in The Press on the first day of the Philosophy Congress held in Christchurch from 22-25 May 1953. It was the first ever philosophy…

The Press: "Philosophical congress, Seven professors of philosophy meet in Christchurch" [photograph]

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A photograph of the seven professors, including Prior, attending the Philosophy Congress in Christchurch from 22-25 May 1953. It was the first ever…

The Press: "Philosophical congress, Sessions During Weekend & Holding of More Congresses"

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Two newspaper articles on the Philosophy Congress held in Christchurch from 22-25 May 1953, one reporting on the 2nd and the 3rd day sessions; the…

The Press: "Philosophical Congress, Final Session"

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Newspaper report on the final day of the Philosophy Congress held in Christchurch from 22-25 May 1953. It was the first ever philosophy conference…

The Press: "Personal Items"

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Newspaper notice on Prior being granted refresher leave for 1956, The Press, 27 Apr. 1955, p. 12

The Press: "Civil Liberties - Weaknesses Evident in New Zealand Thought"

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The text of Prior's address "The Threat to Civil Liberties in New Zealand Today and Tomorrow" at the annual meeting of the Civil Liberties Council in…

The Press: "John Locke Lectures, Professor Prior to Give Series, Oxford University Invitation"

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Newspaper article on Prior's plans for his study leave year in the UK

A.N. Prior, "The open society and its enemies, K.R. Popper"

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Prior's review of K. Popper's book Open society and its enemies, published in Landfall, vol. 1 (1947), pp. 136 – 142

A.N. Prior, "The moral sense, D. Daiches Raphael"

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Prior's review of D. Daiches Raphael's book The moral sense, published in Landfall, vol. 1 (1947), pp. 314 – 318

The Press: "Professor Returns, Visit to British Universities"

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Newspaper report on Prior's activities during his year of study leave in the UK

The Press: "Philosophy Commended to Politicians in N.Z."

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Newspaper interview with Prior on the significance of philosophical education, in the light of his UK experience and his attendance of the philosophy…

The Press: "Philosophical Society, 1958 Conference Opens"

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Newspaper notice on the Fifth annual conference of the New Zealand section of the Australasian philosophy association, quoting Prior.

The Press: "Appointment in Britain - Professor A. N. Prior"

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Newspaper notice on Prior's appointment at the University of Manchester, a short biography and a photo of Prior.

The Press: "Government Policy On University 'Shocking'"

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Christchurch newspaper The Press made an interview with A.N. Prior on the eve of his departure from New Zealand to the UK, to take up an academic…

The Press: "Professor Prior Made British Academy Fellow"

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Newspaper notice on Prior's appointment as British Academy Fellow, with biography and a photo of Prior.

The Press: "World-renowned logician back"

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Newspaper article, with a photo, on Prior's visit to New Zealand from England as a guest lecturer in 1965. The Press, 10 July 1965, p. 16

The Press: "Professor A. N. Prior accepts fellowship at Balliol College, Oxford"

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Newspaper photo and a clip about Prior's appointment at The Balliol College. The Press, 17 Sept 1966, p. 14

The Press: "New Zealand philosopher dies overseas"

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Newspaper obituary of A.N. Prior, The Press, 10 Oct. 1969, p. 12.

A.N. Prior, "Disruption"

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Prior's article "Disruption", published in Landfall, vol. 2 (1948), pp. 8 – 18

Review of A.N. Prior's Logic and the basis of ethics: S.A. Grave, "Logic and the basis of ethics, Arthur N. Prior"

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Review of Prior's book Logic and the basis of ethics, by S. A. Grave, published in Landfall, vol. 4 (1950), pp. 257 – 262

A.N. Prior, "This quarter"

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Prior's article "This quarter", published in Landfall, vol. 6 (1952), pp. 49-53, is a summary of Prior's impressions and commentary on the philosophy…

Review of A.N. Prior's Formal logic: R.G. Durrant, "Formal logic, A.N. Prior"

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Review of Prior's book Formal logic, by R. G. Durrant, published in Landfall, vol. 10 (1956), pp. 363-365

A.N. Prior, "In other worlds"

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Prior's review of Signe Toksvig's book Emmanuel Swedenborg, scientist and mystic, published in NZ Listener, on 23 December 1949, p. 12-13

A.N. Prior et al., "Religion in schools"

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A debate between Prior and Argosy on "Religion in schools", held through letters to the editor in NZ Listener, published on 8 Jan. 1945, p. 5 (Prior);…

A.N. Prior et al., "How things began"

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Debate between Prior and others in NZ Listener, following Prior's review "How things begun" of G. H. Duggan's book Evolution and philosophy on 9 Dec.…

A.N. Prior, "Mohammedanism"

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Prior's review of the book Mohammedanismby H.A.R. Gibb, in NZ Listener, 13 January 1950, p. 15

Review of A.N. Prior's Logic and the basis of ethics: J. Laird, "The moral argument"

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Review of Prior's first book Logic and the basis of ethics (1949), by John Laird, published in NZ Listener, 31 March 1950, p. 12

A.N. Prior, "Christian Doctrine"

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Prior's review of the book Manuel of doctrineby J.M. Bates, in NZ Listener, 6 April 1951, p. 12-13

A.N. Prior, "Kremlin and Vatican"

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Prior's review of the book Communism, democracy and catholic power byPaul Blanshard,in NZ Listener, 11 July 1952, p. 5

A.N. Prior, "A Philosopher's Mind"

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Prior's review of Passmore's book Hume's intentions, in NZ Listener, 8 May 1953, p. 12

Interview in the NZ Listener with G. Ryle: "Man of Ideas"

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Article in NZ Listener, based on an interview with the English philosopher Gilbert Ryle, during his visit to New Zealan in 1954 and a photo of him,…

Review of A.N. Prior's Formal logic: J. Dugdale, "New Zealand logician"

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J. Dugdale's review of Prior's Formal logic, in NZ Listener, 2 December 1955, p. 16-17

Report in NZ Listener on A.N. Prior's logic talks on BBC: "Playful professor"

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Article on Prior's logic talks given for BBC in 1956, during his sabbatical year in the UK, and a photo of Prior, in NZ Listener, 10 May 1957, p. 18

A.N. Prior on New Zealand Radio: "Many-valued logics"

Link to an audio recording of Prior's radio talk "Many-valued logics", part of the three-talk series entitled "The Logic Game" (1957). This is the…

A.N. Prior, "How things began"

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Prior's review of G.H. Duggan's book Evolution and philosophy, published in NZ Listener on 9 December 1949, p. 17. This review would trigger a long…

The Press: "Staff changes"

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Newspaper notice of A.N. Prior's appointment as a temporary lecturer in philosophy at Canterbury University College. The Press, 18 December 1945, p.…