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Single Idea 10969

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

Full Idea

Besides a theory of truth of his own, Tarski developed a theory of theories of truth.

Gist of Idea

Tarski had a theory of truth, and a theory of theories of truth


report of Alfred Tarski (The Concept of Truth for Formalized Languages [1933]) by Stephen Read - Thinking About Logic Ch.1

Book Reference

Read,Stephen: 'Thinking About Logic' [OUP 1995], p.22

A Reaction

The famous snow biconditional is the latter, and the recursive account based on satisfaction is the former.