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Kapsner, Andreas (2020): CUTTING CORNERS: A CRITICAL NOTE ON PRIEST'S FIVE-VALUED CATUSKOTI. In: Comparative Philosophy-An International Journal of Constructive Engagement of Distinct Approaches Toward World Philosophy, Vol. 11, No. 2: pp. 157-173
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Graham Priest has offered a rational reconstruction of Buddhist thought that involves, first, modeling the Catuskoti by a four valued logic, and then later adding a fifth value, read as "ineffability". This note examines that fifth value and raises some concerns about it that seem grave enough to reject it. It then sketches an alternative to Priest's account that has no need for the fifth value.