## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

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Fixed point: a point that satisfies the equation f (x) = x is a fixed point i.e. x is mapped to itself. S.A. Kripke based his alternative theory of truth from 1975 on fixed points in order to resolve the problem of paradoxes when dealing with self-reference. (Kripke, S., 1975. Outline of a Theory of Truth, The Journal of Philosophy, 72 690-716.). See also self-reference, paradoxes, liar paradox, truth theory._____________ 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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Brandom, Robert | Fixed Points | Brandom, Robert | |

Gärdenfors, Peter | Fixed Points | Gärdenfors, Peter | |

Logic Texts | Fixed Points | Logic Texts | |

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-25 |