more from Alfred Tarski

Single Idea 10821

[catalogued under 3. Truth / F. Semantic Truth / 2. Semantic Truth]

Full Idea

Tarski work was to persuade physicalist that eliminating semantics was on the wrong track, and that we should explicate notions in the theory of reference nonsemantically rather than simply get rid of them.

Gist of Idea

Physicalists should explain reference nonsemantically, rather than getting rid of it

Source

report of Alfred Tarski (The Concept of Truth for Formalized Languages [1933]) by Hartry Field - Tarski's Theory of Truth 3

Book Reference

'The Nature of Truth', ed/tr. Lynch, Michael P. [MIT 2001], p.377