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Single Idea 10904

[catalogued under 3. Truth / F. Semantic Truth / 2. Semantic Truth]

Full Idea

The Tarskian account of truth neglects the atomic sentences.

Gist of Idea

Tarskian truth neglects the atomic sentences


comment on Alfred Tarski (The Concept of Truth for Formalized Languages [1933]) by Mulligan/Simons/Smith - Truth-makers 1

Book Reference

'Truth and Truth-Making', ed/tr. Lowe,E.J./Rami,A. [Acumen 2009], p.60

A Reaction

Yes! The whole Tarskian edifice is built on a foundation which it is taboo even to mention. If truth is just the assignment of 'T' and 'F', that isn't even the beginnings of a theory of 'truth'.