Truth and Paradox: Solving the Riddles

Truth and Paradox: Solving the Riddles

by Tim Maudlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199247293

ISBN-13: 9780199247295

Pub. Date: 06/24/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Consider the sentence 'This sentence is not true'. It seems that the sentence can be neither true nor not true, on pain of contradiction. Tim Maudlin sets out a novel account of logic and semantics which allows him to deal with certain notorious paradoxes which have bedevilled philosophical theories of truth. All philosophers interested in logic and language will

Overview

Consider the sentence 'This sentence is not true'. It seems that the sentence can be neither true nor not true, on pain of contradiction. Tim Maudlin sets out a novel account of logic and semantics which allows him to deal with certain notorious paradoxes which have bedevilled philosophical theories of truth. All philosophers interested in logic and language will find Truth and Paradox a stimulating read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199247295
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/24/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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