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New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy

Douglas Patterson

Abstract

This book shows the way to a proper understanding of the philosophical legacy of the great logician, mathematician, and philosopher Alfred Tarski (1902–983). The contributors are an international group of scholars, some expert in the historical background and context of Tarski's work, others specializing in aspects of his philosophical development, others more interested in understanding Tarski in the light of contemporary thought. The chapters can be seen as addressing Tarski's seminal treatment of four basic questions about logical consequence. (1) How are we to understand truth, one of the ... More

Keywords: Alfred Tarski, logical consequence, truth, consequence relationship, truth preservation, valid inference

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199296309
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296309.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas Patterson, editor
Kansas State University
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