|Bivalence: the division in the evaluation of statements on two possible values. These can be interpreted as "true" and "false", but also can be interpreted differently. In multivalued logic there are three to infinitely many values. See also probabilities._____________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. |
Bivalence/McDowell: the intuitionist does not deny it - he simply refuses to say it - Verificationism: does not claim that bivalence is wrong, but that one does not know whether it is true (> insertion, not circular)._____________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.
Mind and World, Cambridge/MA 1996
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001
"Truth Conditions, Bivalence and Verificationism"
Truth and Meaning, G. Evans/J. McDowell,