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Truth‐Value Gaps in Classical Theories

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter deals with classical theories that postulate truth value gaps, especially theories that accept the left-to-right half of the Tarski biconditionals. The theories divide into two types: ... More


Biblical Idioms in the Confessions

Philip Burton

in Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter charts two of the strategies by which Augustine justifies the language of the Latin Bible, a style he himself had previously found unattractive. First, it can be located within the ... More


The capabilities of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines leadership capabilities. These are the qualities (traits, skills, abilities, mindsets and behaviours) that are thought to distinguish ‘leaders’ from ‘followers’ and/or to ... More


Two Theories of Meaning

Brian Loar

in Consciousness and Meaning: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199673353
eISBN:
9780191758935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673353.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The two theories are Donald Davidson’s theory that a Tarski-style truth theory for a language can serve as a meaning theory for that language and the Gricean theory of intention-based semantics. Loar ... More


Disability, Self-Critique and Failure in Schubert’s ‘Der Doppelgänger’

Benjamin Binder

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

One commonly acknowledged indicator of ‘late style’ in music is self-critique. At the end of a long career, a composer subjects his or her musical language to a rigorous deconstructive analysis, ... More


Renegotiating family relationships: managing intimacy from a distance

Anya Ahmed

in Retiring to Spain: Women's narratives of nostalgia, belonging and community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313304
eISBN:
9781447313328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313304.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on a final obstacle to women achieving a successful life in Spain, and perhaps this the most important one: missing children and especially grandchildren left behind. The chapter ... More


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