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Redundancy theory: comprises the thesis that nothing is added to a true sentence when it is said that it is true. In other words, each sentence asserts its own truth; the appending of the truth predicate "is true" would thus be redundant. See also judgment, truth theory, truth definition, deflationism, minimalism, disquotationalism, all that he said is true, predication.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Uwe Meixner on Redundancy Theory - Dictionary of Arguments

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MeixnerVsRedundancy theory: Compared to the redundancy theory, the standard ontological analysis provides another entity: Ex.

Regensburg lies on the Danube

here we get three names instead of two: except Regensburg and Danube as third: "lies on": the needed universal.
>Universals
, >Expressions/Meixner, >Names of expressions.
Ontological standard analysis:
>Ontology/Meixner, >Ontology/Chisholm.
ChisholmVs.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Mei I
U. Meixner
Einführung in die Ontologie Darmstadt 2004


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