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Single Idea 15322

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

Full Idea

Tarski's work is the earliest axiomatic theory of truth that meets minimal adequacy conditions.

Gist of Idea

Tarski's had the first axiomatic theory of truth that was minimally adequate


report of Alfred Tarski (The Concept of Truth for Formalized Languages [1933]) by Leon Horsten - The Tarskian Turn 01.1

Book Reference

Horsten,Leon: 'The Tarskian Turn' [MIT 2011], p.1

A Reaction

This shows a way in which Tarski gave a new direction to the study of truth. Subsequent theories have been 'stronger'.