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Single Idea 14352

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / a. Logical connectives]

Full Idea

It is widely agreed that '', '&', and 'v' are 'truth functions': the truth value of a compound sentence formed using them is fully determined by the truth value or values of the component sentences.

Gist of Idea

'', '&', and 'v' are truth functions: the truth of the compound is fixed by the truth of the components


Frank Jackson (Conditionals [2006], 'Equiv')

Book Reference

'Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Language', ed/tr. Devitt,M/Hanley,R [Blackwell 2006], p.212

A Reaction

A candidate for not being a truth function might be a conditional →, where the arrow adds something over and above the propositions it connects. The relationship has an additional truth value? Does A depend on B?