Unity, Truth and the Liar: The Modern Relevance of Medieval Solutions to the Liar Paradox

Unity, Truth and the Liar: The Modern Relevance of Medieval Solutions to the Liar Paradox

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ISBN-13: 9789048178889
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Series: Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science , #8
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; The Editors.- Part I: Disputatio.-
1. The Truth Schema and the Liar (Target paper); Stephen Read (Proponent).- 2. Read and Indirect Revenge; Bradley Armour-Garb (Opponent).- 3. Tarski's Hidden Theory of Meaning: Sentences Say Exactly One Thing; Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Opponent).- 4. Doubting Thomas; Laurence Goldstein (Opponent).- 5. Logic Without Truth; Gyula Klima (Opponent).- 6. Scheming and Lying; Eugene Mills (Opponent).- 7. Comments on Stephen Read's 'The Truth-schema and the Liar'; Terence Parsons (Opponent).- 8. Models for Liars in Bradwardine's Theory of Truth; Greg Restall (Opponent).- Acknowledgments.- 9. On a New Account of the Liar; José M. Sagüillo (Opponent).- 10. The Liar Cannot Be Solved; György Serény (Opponent).- 11. Out of the Liar Tangle; B. Hartley Slater (Opponent).- 12. Read about T-scheme; Jan Wolenski (Opponent).- Acknowledgments.- 13. Further Thoughts on Tarski's T-scheme and the Liar; Stephen Read.- References.- Part II: Historical Background: Restrictionism versus the Manifold Theory of Meaning.-
14. Restrictionism: A Medieval Approach Revisited; Claude Panaccio.- Acknowledgments.- 15. William Heytesbury and the Treatment of Insolubilia in Fourteenth-Century England; Fabienne Pironet.

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