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Single Idea 16320

[catalogued under 3. Truth / H. Deflationary Truth / 2. Deflationary Truth]

Full Idea

Some authors have tried to understand the deflationist claim that truth is not a substantial notion as the claim that a satisfactory axiomatisation of truth should be conservative over the base theory.

Gist of Idea

Some say deflationism is axioms which are conservative over the base theory


Volker Halbach (Axiomatic Theories of Truth [2011], 8)

Book Reference

Halbach,Volker: 'Axiomatic Theories of Truth' [CUP 2011], p.67

Related Idea

Idea 16313 A theory is 'conservative' if it adds no new theorems to its base theory [Halbach, by PG]