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

Full Idea

One of the most popular semantic theories of truth is Kripke's theory. It describes a class of models which themselves involve a truth predicate (unlike Tarski's semantic theory).

Gist of Idea

Kripke offers a semantic theory of truth (involving models)


report of Saul A. Kripke (Outline of a Theory of Truth [1975]) by Leon Horsten - The Tarskian Turn 02.3

Book Reference

Horsten,Leon: 'The Tarskian Turn' [MIT 2011], p.20

A Reaction

The modern versions explored by Horsten are syntactic versions of this, derived from Feferman's axiomatisation of the Kripke theory.