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180191 SE Ramsey and truth theories (2019S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

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max. 30 participants
Language: German, English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

ACHTUNG!! Am 18.06. und 25.06.2019 findet keine Lehrveranstaltung statt!!!

Tuesday 19.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 26.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 02.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 09.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 30.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 07.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 14.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 21.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 28.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Tuesday 04.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Monday 17.06. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock

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Aims, contents and method of the course

In this seminar we will be discussing different theories of truth: correspondence, deflationary, pragmatic. We will be reading papers dealing with these theories and discussing them.We will also distinguish the semantic from axiomatic theories of truth.
Moreover, we will read a few papers of Frank Ramsey dealing with this topic and discuss them as well.

Assessment and permitted materials

Each student will hold a short talk based on the reading of a selected article.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular presence at the seminar and discussion. A short presentation of a selected topic. Final seminar paper.

Examination topics

Reading list

Armour-Garb B.P. and Beal J., 2005. Deflationary Truth.
Tarski A. 1944. The Semantic Conception of Truth and the Foundation of Semantics (available at http://www.jstor.org)
Mellor D.H.1990. Philosophical Papers.
Sahlin N.-E. 1990. The Philosophy of F.P. Ramsey

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