## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

Truth-functions: truth-functions map truth-values onto other truth-values. In two-valued logic, the two available truth values are "true" or "false" (t/f). The disjunction (A or B) now maps (t or t), (t or f) and (f or t) onto t, and (f or f) onto f. Non-truth-functional semantics differ from truth-functional semantics in that they also take other meanings of the logical links ("and", "or", "if then") into account, for example, expressions such as "nevertheless," "though," "still", whose propositional content corresponds to the "and", but which bring a certain additional expressive force into play. See also truth-functional semantics, truth-conditional semantics, semantics, propositional content._____________ 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. | |||

Author | Item | More concepts for author | |
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Chomsky, Noam | Truth Functions | Chomsky, Noam | |

Cresswell, M.J. | Truth Functions | Cresswell, M.J. | |

Fodor, Jerry | Truth Functions | Fodor, Jerry | |

Geach, Peter T. | Truth Functions | Geach, Peter T. | |

Lewis, David | Truth Functions | Lewis, David | |

Lukasiewicz, J. | Truth Functions | Lukasiewicz, J. | |

Quine, Willard Van Orman | Truth Functions | Quine, Willard Van Orman | |

Tugendhat, E. | Truth Functions | Tugendhat, E. | |

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-20 |