Ideas of John Etchemendy, by Theme

[American, b.1952, Professor and Provost of Stanford University.]

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3. Truth / F. Semantic Truth / 1. Tarski's Truth / c. Meta-language for truth
'Snow is white' depends on meaning; whether snow is white depends on snow
3. Truth / G. Axiomatic Truth / 1. Axiomatic Truth
We can get a substantive account of Tarski's truth by adding primitive 'true' to the object language
5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 1. Logical Consequence
Etchemendy says fix the situation and vary the interpretation, or fix interpretations with varying situations [Read]
Validity is where either the situation or the interpretation blocks true premises and false conclusion [Read]