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Single Idea 16308

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 6. Logicism / b. Type theory]

Full Idea

While set theory was liberated much earlier from type restrictions, interest in type-free theories of truth only developed more recently.

Gist of Idea

Set theory was liberated early from types, and recently truth-theories are exploring type-free


Volker Halbach (Axiomatic Theories of Truth [2011], 4)

Book Reference

Halbach,Volker: 'Axiomatic Theories of Truth' [CUP 2011], p.25

A Reaction

Tarski's theory of truth involves types (or hierarchies).