Questions tagged [truth-conditional-semantics]

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Lewis's truth condition for counterfactuals

According to SEP, Lewis's theory of counterfactual conditionals defines truth for counterfactuals as follows: [...] the truth condition for the counterfactual “If A were (or had been) the case, C ...
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What is the proper definition of a truth bearer? [closed]

By what criteria can we objectively divide expressions of language into: (a) Possibly having truth value (a truth bearer). (b) Impossibly having a truth value (not a truth bearer). If we assume that ...
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Truth value for objects that are not included in definitions

Consider the statement "This triangle has radius 3" and the statement "This cat is a chihuahua". Both radius and chihuahua are terms defined for different kind of objects than the objects we are ...
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What is the difference between Law of Excluded Middle and Principle of Bivalence?

Law of Excluded Middle: In logic, the law of excluded middle (or the principle of excluded middle) is the third of the so-called three classic laws of thought. It states that for any proposition, ...