David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Philosophical Logic 39 (3):275 - 306 (2010)
The aim of the paper is to formulate rules of inference for the predicate 'is true' applied to sentences. A distinction is recognised between (ordinary) truth and definite truth and consequently between two notions of validity, depending on whether truth or definite truth is the property preserved in valid arguments. Appropriate sets of rules of inference governing the two predicates are devised. In each case the consequence relation is in harmony with the respective predicate. Particularly appealing is a set of ND rules for ordinary truth in which premises and assumptions play different roles, premises being taken to assert definite truth, assumptions to suppose truth. This set of rules can be said to capture everyday reasoning with truth. Also presented are formal characterisations, in the meta-language and in the object language, of paradoxical and 'truth teller'-like sentences.
|Keywords||Truth Definite truth Truth-preserving inference Tarski schema Groundedness Paradoxical sentence|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Peter Eldridge-Smith (2007). Paradoxes and Hypodoxes of Time Travel. In Jan Lloyd Jones, Paul Campbell & Peter Wylie (eds.), Art and Time. Australian Scholarly Publishing. 172--189.
Saul A. Kripke (1975). Outline of a Theory of Truth. Journal of Philosophy 72 (19):690-716.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Panu Raatikainen (2000). The Concept of Truth in a Finite Universe. Journal of Philosophical Logic 29 (6):617-633.
James R. Beebe, Prosentential Theory of Truth. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Nic Damnjanovic (2010). New Wave Deflationism. In Cory D. Wright & Nikolaj J. L. L. Pedersen (eds.), New Waves in Truth. Palgrave Macmillan. 45--58.
L. A. Zadeh (1975). Fuzzy Logic and Approximate Reasoning. Synthese 30 (3-4):407-428.
ME Kalderon (1997). The Transparency of Truth. Mind 106 (423):475-497.
Joshua Schechter (2013). Deductive Reasoning. In Hal Pashler (ed.), The Encyclopedia of the Mind. SAGE Reference.
Christine Tappolet (1997). Mixed Inferences: A Problem for Pluralism About Truth Predicates. Analysis 57 (3):209–210.
Added to index2010-03-22
Total downloads59 ( #38,163 of 1,696,586 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #95,693 of 1,696,586 )
How can I increase my downloads?