|Truth Theory, philosophy: In truth theories, the question is whether and how truth is to be defined. Roughly differentiated are
A. Theories on the correspondence of statements with facts (correspondence theories).
B. Theories of internal consistency within a system of statements (coherence theories).
See also truth definition, truth, truth values, truth predicate, deflationism, disquotationalism, disquotation.
_____________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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|Tarski I 144
T-Schema/Tarski: left: name of the statement (in quotes) - can also be marking or spelling - "p": any statement - "x": replaces the name of this statement - then we ask for the logical relationship between the statements "x is true" and "p".
"p" will be replaced by a statement and "x" by the name of that statement - the schema itself is not the truth-definition.
_____________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.
Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics: Papers from 1923-38 Indianapolis 1983