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New essays on Tarski and philosophy

Author: Douglas Eden Patterson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume shows the way to a proper understanding of the philosophical legacy of the great logician, mathematician, and philosopher Alfred Tarski (1902-1983). An international group of scholars  Read more...


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Named Person: Alfred Tarski
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Eden Patterson
ISBN: 9780199296309 0199296308
OCLC Number: 470923673
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 v. (VI-434 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Tarski and His Polish Predecessors on Truth ; 3. Polish Axiomatics and its Truth: On Tarski's Lesniewskian Background and the Ajdukiewicz Connection ; 4. Tarski's Conceptual Analysis of Semantical Notions ; 5. Tarski's Theory of Definition ; 6. Tarski's Convention T and the Concept of Truth ; 7. Tarski's Conception of Meaning ; 8. Tarski, Neurath and Kokoszynska on the Semantic Conception of Truth ; 9. Tarski's Nominalism ; 10. Truth, Meaning, and Translation ; 11. Reflections on Consequence ; 12. Tarski's Thesis ; 13. Are There Model-Theoretic Logical Truths That Are Not Logically True? ; 14. Truth on a Tight Budget: Tarski and Nominalism ; 15. Alternative Logics and the Role of Truth in the Interpretation of Languages ; Index
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Patterson.
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