Chapter 10. Truth, the Liar, and Tarski's Semantics

  1. Dale Jacquette
  1. Gila Sher

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch11

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

How to Cite

Sher, G. (2007) Truth, the Liar, and Tarski's Semantics, in A Companion to Philosophical Logic (ed D. Jacquette), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631216711

Online ISBN: 9780470996751

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Keywords:

  • semantic analysis;
  • truth;
  • liar;
  • Tarski's semantics;
  • liar paradox

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Tarski's Theory of Truth

  • Tarski's Solution to the Liar Paradox

  • Tarski's Method of Defining Truth for Formalized Languages

  • Tarskian Semantics

  • Three Criticisms of Tarski's Theory

  • Kripke's Solution to the Liar Paradox

  • A Reinterpretation of Tarski's Theory

  • Truth Beyond Logic