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Read & download ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub µ Keith Simmons

Semantic Singularities

Download ✓ Semantic Singularities 109 This book aims to provide a solution to the semantic paradoxes It argues for a unified solution to the paradoxes generated by our concepts of denotation predicate extension and truth The solution makes two main claims The first is that our semantic expressions 'denotes' 'extension' and 'true' are context sensitive The second inspired by a brief tantalizing remark of Godel's is that these expressions are significant everywhere.

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Download ✓ Semantic Singularities 109 Except for certain singularities in analogy with division by zero A formal theory of singularities is presented and applied to a wide variety of versions of the definability paradoxes Russell's paradox and the Liar paradox Keith Simmons argues that the singularity theory satisfies the following desiderata it recognizes that the proper setting of the semantic paradoxes is natural language not regimented formal languages; it m.

Read & download ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub µ Keith Simmons

Download ✓ Semantic Singularities 109 Inimizes any revision to our semantic concepts; it respects as far as possible Tarski's intuition that natural languages are universal; it responds adeuately to the threat of revenge paradoxes; and it preserves classical logic and semantics Simmons draws out the conseuences of the singularity theory for deflationary views of our semantic concepts and concludes that if we accept the singularity theory we must reject deflationi.

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Semantic Singularities
  • Keith Simmons
  • en
  • 10 March 2020
  • 9780198791546