Chapter 6. Aristotle on Signification and Truth

  1. Georgios Anagnostopoulos Professor
  1. Paolo Crivelli

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch6

A Companion to Aristotle

A Companion to Aristotle

How to Cite

Crivelli, P. (2009) Aristotle on Signification and Truth, in A Companion to Aristotle (ed G. Anagnostopoulos), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch6

Editor Information

  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Author Information

  1. New College, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122238

Online ISBN: 9781444305661



  • Aristotle's ideas on signification and truth;
  • conventional signs of thoughts;
  • state of affairs that Socrates is seated - composed of universal seated and Socrates;
  • truth;
  • definition of truth and falsehood (DTF);
  • truth-conditions for predications differing in quantity;
  • predicative assertions and judgments;
  • truth-evaluable thoughts


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Signification

  • Truth

  • Note

  • Further Reading