Deflationism: A Use-Theoretic Analysis of the Truth-Predicate
Stockholm Studies in Philosophy, No. 29

By Arvid Bave
October 2006
Stockholm University Doctoral Thesis
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9185445339
207 pages, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2"
$79.50 Paper Original


Partial Contents:

What is Deflationism?
Epistemic & Pragmatic Theories of Truth
Frege
Redundancy Theory
Tarski
Prosententialism
Later Wittgenstein
Disquotationalism
Minimal Theory

Schemata in Terms of Truth
Solution by Quantification
Linguistic Character of Deflationism

The Primary Truth-Ascription
Defence of Intersubstitutability
Occurrences of True
Truth of Sentences & Utterances

Semantics of "That"-Clauses
Nominalist Constraint
Nominalist Semantics
Philosophical Notion of "Proposition"
On Assertibility

References
Index


Philosophy


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