, Volume 190, Issue 15, pp 3175-3184
Date: 20 Jun 2012

Inconsistency in natural languages

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Abstract

An argument for Trivialism, the view that natural languages are logically inconsistent, is provided that does not rely on contentious empirical assumptions about natural language terms such as “and” or “or.” Further, the view is defended against an important objection recently mounted against it by Thomas Hofweber.