|All: part of speech, which picks out all elements of the area under consideration. Problems are circular reasoning, decidability, self-reference, paradoxes._____________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. |
all / Field: the use of "all" without quotes is itself the subject of a reinterpretation. - ((s) there could be a contradictory, yet undiscovered property that should not be included under "all properties" - here the dft-operator would in turn help.) - VsDeflationism: one could simply say "..all .. " is true iff "..any ... "- Vs: in addition you need the dft-operator (definite-Op)_ conditions are requested - but not indicated - Field: ditto for higher level quantification._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980
"Realism and Relativism", The Journal of Philosophy, 76 (1982), pp. 553-67
Theories of Truth, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994