Journal article

Beth's theorem and deflationism - Reply to bays

Abstract:

Is the restricted, consistent, version of the T-scheme sufficient for an 'implicit definition' of truth? In a sense, the answer is yes (Haack 1978, Quine 1953). Section 4 of Ketland 1999 mentions this but gives a result saying that the T-scheme does not implicitly define truth in the stronger sense relevant for Beth's Definability Theorem. This insinuates that the T-scheme fares worse than the compositional truth theory as an implicit definition. However, the insinuation is mistaken. For, as ...

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10.1093/mind/fzp133

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Journal:
Mind
Volume:
118
Issue:
472
Pages:
1075-1079
Publication date:
2009-10-01
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EISSN:
1460-2113
ISSN:
0026-4423
Source identifiers:
353245
Language:
English
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