Unity, Truth and the Liar

The Modern Relevance of Medieval Solutions to the Liar Paradox

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8467-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8468-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

  2. Disputatio

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      Pages 3-17

      The Truth Schema and the Liar

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      Pages 19-40

      Read and Indirect Revenge

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      Pages 41-63

      Tarski's Hidden Theory of Meaning: Sentences Say Exactly One Thing

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      Pages 65-85

      Doubting Thomas: From Bradwardine Back to Anon

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      Pages 87-112

      Logic Without Truth

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      Pages 113-128

      Scheming and Lying

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      Pages 129-134

      Comments on Stephen Read's “The Truth-Schema and the Liar”

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      Pages 135-147

      Models for Liars in Bradwardine's Theory of Truth

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      Pages 149-157

      On a New Account of the Liar

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      Pages 159-186

      The Liar Cannot Be Solved

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      Pages 187-197

      Out of the Liar Tangle

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      Pages 199-203

      Read about T-Scheme

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      Pages 205-225

      Further Thoughts on Tarski's T-scheme and the Liar

  3. Historical Background: Restrictionism versus the Manifold Theory of Meaning

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      Pages 229-253

      Restrictionism: A Medieval Approach Revisited

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      Pages 255-333

      William Heytesbury and the Treatment of Insolubilia in Fourteenth-Century England Followed by a Critical Edition of Three Anonymous Treatises De Insolubilibus Inspired by Heytesbury

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 335-338