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Ideas of Richard L. Kirkham, by Text

[American, fl. 1992, Professor at Georgia State University.]

1992 Theories of Truth: a Critical Introduction
2.3 p.54 There are at least fourteen candidates for truth-bearers
5.1 p.142 For physicalism, reduce truth to satisfaction, then define satisfaction as physical-plus-logic
5.4 p.150 In quantified language the components of complex sentences may not be sentences
5.4 p.152 Insight: don't use truth, use a property which can be compositional in complex quantified sentence
5.4 p.153 An open sentence is satisfied if the object possess that property
5.4 p.154 A 'sequence' of objects is an order set of them
5.4 p.157 If one sequence satisfies a sentence, they all do
5.5 p.159 If we define truth by listing the satisfactions, the supply of predicates must be finite
5.6 p.161 We might do without names, by converting them into predicates
5.6 p.163 Why can there not be disjunctive, conditional and negative facts?
5.8 p.172 Tarski has to avoid stating how truths relate to states of affairs