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Arthur Prior: In the media

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

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, "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 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.…

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, "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…

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

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…

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

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 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…

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: "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: "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: "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: "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: "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: "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: "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: "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: "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

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: "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…

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, "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…

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

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, "Disruption"

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.…

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.