Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Satisfaction, logic: a formula is satisfied when their variables are interpreted in a way that the formula as a whole is a true statement. The interpretation is a substitution of the variables of the formula by appropriate constants (e.g. names). When the interpreted formula is true, we call it a model. See also satisfiability, models, model theory.
 
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EMD II 258
Satisfaction/time/existence/Woods: Error: - to think that satisfaction (as a predicate in the meta language) would not need to be relativized to time - satisfaction here not a classic two-digit predicate, true of pairs of expressions and sequences - but if truth relative to time, it must be possible for the same sentence, to be satisfied by all sequences even in the mouth of same speaker at some times and not at other times.
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II 258
Satisfaction/classic/Tarski: two-digit predicate, true of pairs of expressions and sequences.

EMD II
G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Ev I
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989




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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26