|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._____________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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|Horwich I 319
Redundancy TheoryVs / VsProsentential Theory/CGB/Camp/Grover/Belnap: Problem: Index words: John: "I m greedy." - Mary: "this is true": not clear if mere repetition. - problem: "every word of Mark could be true": no verb for "could".
Redundancy Theory /Prosentential Theory / CGB: GroverVsRedundancy Theory / CGBVsRedundancy Theory: the Pro Pack-theory does not show that is "true" is redundant! - Not as long as it is involved in pro-sentences, but rather when it is isolated._____________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.
|Grover, D. L.
Gro I D. Grover A Prosentential Theory of Thruth Princeton New Jersey 1992
D.L.Grover, J.L.Kamp, N.D. Belnap
Philosophical Studies 27 (1) 73 – 125 (1975)
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P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994