Notes on ω-inconsistent theories of truth in second-order languages

Review of Symbolic Logic 6 (4):733-741 (2013)
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Lavinia Maria Picollo
Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)
Eduardo Alejandro Barrio
University of Buenos Aires
Abstract
It is widely accepted that a theory of truth for arithmetic should be consistent, but -consistency is a highly desirable feature for such theories. The point has already been made for first-order languages, though the evidence is not entirely conclusive. We show that in the second-order case the consequence of adopting -inconsistent theories of truth are considered: the revision theory of nearly stable truth T # and the classical theory of symmetric truth FS. Briefly, we present some conceptual problems with ω-inconsistent theories, and demonstrate some technical results that support our criticisms of such theories.
Keywords TRUTH  PARADOXES  OMEGA-INCONSISTENCY  FS  T#  REVISION THEORY
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DOI 10.1017/S1755020313000269
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