From the Act of Judging to the Sentence: The Problem of Truth Bearers from Bolzano to Tarski / Edition 1

From the Act of Judging to the Sentence: The Problem of Truth Bearers from Bolzano to Tarski / Edition 1

by Artur Rojszczak, Jan Wolenski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402033966

ISBN-13: 9781402033964

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book offers a detailed study of the truth-bearers problem, that is, the question of which category of items the predicates 'true' and 'false' are predicated. The book has two dimensions: historical and systematic. Both focus around Tarski's semantic theory of truth. The author locates Tarski's ideas in a broad context of Austrian philosophy, in particular,…  See more details below

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This book offers a detailed study of the truth-bearers problem, that is, the question of which category of items the predicates 'true' and 'false' are predicated. The book has two dimensions: historical and systematic. Both focus around Tarski's semantic theory of truth. The author locates Tarski's ideas in a broad context of Austrian philosophy, in particular, Brentano's tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402033964
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Series:
Synthese Library Series, #328
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : Alfred Tarski's philosophical background in the context of his 1933 definition of truth1
2The notion of the truth bearer23
3Descriptive psychology : the theory of judgement as the theory of cognition and knowledge33
4Judgement, psychology, and language57
5The ontology of judgement83
6Reism103
7The objectivity of truth111
8Ontologism, abstract objects and nominalism161
9Brentanism and the background of the semantics of the Lvov-Warsaw School171
10Judgment, belief, and sentences : remarks on the truth bearer in the Lvov-Warsaw School191
11Final comments213

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