Horwich I 161

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Equivalence: Relation between sentences. It exists if both sides have the same truth value, so that they are both true or both false.

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James F. Thomson on Equivalence - Dictionary of Arguments

Horwich I 161
Material equivalent/T-schema/Thomson: "material equivalent" is itself defined in terms of truth.
Horwich I 161
Equivalence/equivalent/Thomson: E.g. twice the same expression, whereby once its definition was used instead of a part of it - that is not the form of instances of Tarski's 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. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

ThomsonJF I
James F. Thomson
"A Note on Truth", Analysis 9, (1949), pp. 67-72
Theories of Truth, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994

ThomsonJJ I
Judith J. Thomson
Goodness and Advice Princeton 2003

Horwich I
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994

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