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Single Idea 10153

[catalogued under 3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 2. Defining Truth]

Full Idea

In everyday language it seems impossible to define the notion of truth or even to use this notion in a consistent manner and in agreement with the laws of logic.

Gist of Idea

In everyday language, truth seems indefinable, inconsistent, and illogical


Alfred Tarski (works [1936]), quoted by Feferman / Feferman - Alfred Tarski: life and logic Int III

Book Reference

Feferman,S/Feferman,A.B.: 'Alfred Tarski: life and logic' [CUP 2008], p.112

A Reaction

[1935] See Logic|Theory of Logic|Semantics of Logic for Tarski's approach to truth.