disquotational

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  • disquotational — adjective Of or pertaining to disquotation …   Wiktionary

  • disquotational theory — of truth …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Disquotational principle — The disquotational principle is a philosophical theorem which holds that a rational speaker will accept p if and only if he or she believes p. The quotes indicate that the statement p is being treated as a sentence, and not as a proposition. This …   Wikipedia

  • disquotational theory of truth — The simplest formulation is the claim that expressions of the form ‘S is true’ mean the same as expressions of the form S. Some philosophers dislike the idea of sameness of meaning, and if this is disallowed, then the claim is that the two forms… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Redundancy theory of truth — According to the redundancy theory of truth, or the disquotational theory of truth, asserting that a statement is true is completely equivalent to asserting the statement itself. For example, asserting the sentence   Snow is white is true is …   Wikipedia

  • Truth — For other uses, see Truth (disambiguation). Time Saving Truth from Falsehood and Envy, François Lemoyne, 1737 Truth has a variety of meanings, such as the state of being in accord with fact or reality …   Wikipedia

  • Deflationary theory of truth — A deflationary theory of truth is one of a family of theories which all have in common the claim that assertions that predicate truth of a statement do not attribute a property called truth to such a statement. Contents 1 Redundancy theory 2… …   Wikipedia

  • disquotation — noun The reversal of the process of quotation; turning a quoted utterance into an actual statement See Also: disquote, disquotable, disquotational …   Wiktionary

  • formal/material mode of speech — A distinction that assumed great importance in the work of Carnap, particularly in his Logical Syntax of Language (1934). In the material mode of speech objects and their relations are the topic; in the formal mode, language itself is mentioned.… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • minimalism — A minimal theory of a term or concept rejects the idea that it is a substantial focus for theory. A minimal theory of truth, for example, holds that there is no general problem about what makes sentences or propositions true; a minimal theory of… …   Philosophy dictionary

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