Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Semantic closure, philosophy: is an expression for the property of a language to contain expressions referring to this language, especially the predicates "is true" and "is false". Thus, sentences can be formed such as "This sentence is wrong". See also paradoxes, self-reference, expressiveness, richness, completeness, second order logic, dialethism.

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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K. Glüer, Davidson zur Einführung, 1993
Glüer II 23
Def semantically closed / Tarski: is a language (object language), if it contains a T-predicate - Def materially rich / Tarski: is a language that does not contain variables of a higher logical type.

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.

D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990

K. Glüer
D. Davidson Zur Einführung Hamburg 1993

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