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Truth, deflationism and the ontology of expressions: an axiomatic study.

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Philosophical enquiry on the notion of truth has traditionally involved the identification of a class of objects to which truth is ascribed. At the same time, formal investigations are often required when the notion of truth is at issue: semantic paradoxes force in fact philosophers to shape their arguments in a precise way. Objects of truth, in formal context, are always reduced to other, more manageable objects that mimic their structural properties such as numbers or sets. This form of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Somerville College
Department:
Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:a87eb43c-9657-4f13-b962-b18e04cff2e6
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ora:9910
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English
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