Meaning and Circular Definitions
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- Orilia, F. Journal of Philosophical Logic (2000) 29: 155. doi:10.1023/A:1004775802643
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Gupta"s and Belnap"s Revision Theory of Truth defends the legitimacy of circular definitions. Circularity, however, forces us to reconsider our conception of meaning. A readjustment of some standard theses about meaning is here proposed, by relying on a novel version of the sense–reference distinction.