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Truthfunctions: truthfunctions map truthvalues onto other truthvalues. In twovalued 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. Nontruthfunctional semantics differ from truthfunctional 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 truthfunctional semantics, truthconditional 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.  
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Chomsky, Noam  Truth Functions  Chomsky, Noam  
Cohen, Laurence Jonathan  Truth Functions  Cohen, Laurence Jonathan  
Cresswell, Maxwell J.  Truth Functions  Cresswell, Maxwell J.  
Fodor, Jerry  Truth Functions  Fodor, Jerry  
Geach, Peter  Truth Functions  Geach, Peter T.  
Lewis, David K.  Truth Functions  Lewis, David K.  
Lukasiewicz, Jan  Truth Functions  Lukasiewicz, Jan  
Quine, W.V.O.  Truth Functions  Quine, Willard Van Orman  
Rorty, Richard  Truth Functions  Rorty, Richard  
Tugendhat, E.  Truth Functions  Tugendhat, E.  
