The Tarskian Turn: Deflationism and Axiomatic Truth

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A philosopher proposes a new deflationist view of truth, based on contemporary proof-theoretic approaches. In The Tarskian Turn, Leon Horsten investigates the relationship between formal theories of truth and contemporary philosophical approaches to truth. The work of mathematician and logician Alfred Tarski (1901--1983) marks the transition from substantial to deflationary views about truth. Deflationism--which holds that the notion of truth is light and insubstantial--can be and has been made more precise in multiple ...

The Tarskian Turn: Deflationism and Axiomatic Truth 2011, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262015868

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