However, we will also look at other topics, for instance, formal accounts of truth-theoretic deflationism, primitivism about truth, and the interplay of truth with modal notions. If time permits, we will also cover some paradoxes for necessity, knowledge and further notions. This class is intended for B. In the first half of the two-hour session, Volker Halbach will give a lecture. This will be followed by a discussion.
Philosophy graduate students are welcome to give a short presentation of 10 to 15 minutes. Participants should have a good grasp of predicate logic including a proof system such as the system of Natural Deduction as covered, e. I shall start with an account of the diagonal lemma and the liar paradox. The main emphasis of the lectures will be on developments after , that is after Kripke's Outline of the Theory of Truth. The relevance of the formal results with respect to truth-theoretic deflationism will be discussed. We intend to cover the following topics.
Depending on the preferences and background knowledge of the participants, we may revise our plan. Focus of the Discussion: Understanding the nonconservativeness of Tarskian truth over the base theory.
Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 7 , Mind Schweizer An Axiomatic Study, vol. Correction of printing error in vol. Issue Section:.
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