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Single Idea 16300

[catalogued under 3. Truth / G. Axiomatic Truth / 1. Axiomatic Truth]

Full Idea

Theories structurally very similar to axiomatic compositional theories of truth can be found in Ockham's 'Summa Logicae'.


'compositional' means built up in stages

Gist of Idea

Ockham had an early axiomatic account of truth


report of William of Ockham (Summa totius logicae [1323]) by Volker Halbach - Axiomatic Theories of Truth 3

Book Reference

Halbach,Volker: 'Axiomatic Theories of Truth' [CUP 2011], p.15