Studia Logica

, Volume 62, Issue 3, pp 353–370

Conservative Theories of Classical Truth

  • Volker Halbach

DOI: 10.1023/A:1005148426909

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Halbach, V. Studia Logica (1999) 62: 353. doi:10.1023/A:1005148426909


Some axiomatic theories of truth and related subsystems of second-order arithmetic are surveyed and shown to be conservative over their respective base theory. In particular, it is shown by purely finitistically means that the theory PA ÷ "there is a satisfaction class" and the theory FS↾ of [2] are conservative over PA.

truth satisfaction class cut elimination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Volker Halbach
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Notre DameNotre DameU.S.A.
  2. 2.Universität Konstanz Fachgruppe PhilosophieKonstanzGermany

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