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" snow is white" is true if, and only if, snow is white. "
Challenge of Keats: Bicentenary Essays, 1795-1995 - Página 32
editado por - 2000 - 313 páginas
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Truth, Probability and Paradox: Studies in Philosophical Logic

John Leslie Mackie - 1973 - 305 páginas
...what 'true' means even as applied to sentences. This starts from such examples as that the sentence 'Snow is white' is true if, and only if, snow is white. Of course it is not the sentence 'Snow is white' absolutely that is true on these conditions, but 'Snow...
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Logical Theory and Semantic Analysis: Essays Dedicated to Stig Kanger on His ...

Stig Kanger - 1974 - 225 páginas
...say what it means to know it. This of course immediately leads to semantic discoveries of the type 'snow is white is true if and only if snow is white', but it also leads to an S. Stenlund (ed.). Logical Theory and Semantic Analysis, 163-174. All Rights...
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Sprachlogische Traktate des Mittelalters und der Semantikbegriff: ein ...

Heinz W. Enders - 1975 - 248 páginas
...dcfinition of truth is to conform to our conception, it must imply the following equivalence: The sentence" 'snow is white' is true if, and only if, snow is white . . . Employing the mediaeval logical terminology we could also say, that on the right side the words...
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Language, Mind, and Knowledge

Keith Gunderson - 1975 - 432 páginas
...observes that his conception of a theory of meaning counts a theory of meaning that entails ( 3.8) "Snow is white" is true if and only if snow is white no more correct, other things being equal, than one that entails ( 3.9) "Snow is white" is true if...
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Philosophical Papers: Volume 2, Mind, Language and Reality

Hilary Putnam - 1979 - 457 páginas
...Notice that the condition (3) is precisely what logicians do not impose on their truth definitions. 'Snow is white' is true if and only if snow is white is the paradigm of a truth definition in the logician's sense. But logicians are trying to give the...
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Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy?, Volumen121

Emeritus University Professor Ian Hacking, Ian Hacking - 1975 - 200 páginas
...English, leading us to the seemingly silly T-sentence that Tarski made famous: (2) The English sentence 'Snow is white' is true if and only if snow is white. The bite, in our pair of requirements, comes with the constraint that for each sentence s of L, it...
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Semantics: Volume 2

John Lyons - 1977 - 897 páginas
...centrality in truthconditional semantics of Tarski's formalization of the notion of truth. The sentence (3) 'Snow is white' is true if and only if snow is white is tacitly construed as if it expresses a tenseless, if not timeless, proposition and is being used...
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Semantics: Volume 1

John Lyons - 1977 - 897 páginas
...true if and only if x exists and has the property,/. As Tarski puts it, in his standard example: (1) 'Snow is white' is true if and only if snow is white. At first sight, this example looks singularly unhelpful as the basis upon which to build a formal theory...
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Semantic Theory

Ruth M. Kempson - 1977 - 216 páginas
...therefore often opaque to linguists. The reaction of impatient dismissal however is not. The formula Snow is white is true if and only if snow is white is quite misleading if it is taken at face value as a simple pairing of a sequence of strings which...
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Ways of Worldmaking

Nelson Goodman - 1978 - 148 páginas
...truth and tests for it may be slightly softened. First, and of least importance, the familiar dictum " 'Snow is white' is true if and only if snow is white" must be revised to something like " 'Snow is white' is true in a given world if and only if snow is...
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