Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Adequacy: in logic a complete and correct calculus is adequate - Empirical adequacy of statements can only be found in relation to theories (as opposed to truth).
 
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Tarski, Alfred
 
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Adequacy Horwich I 119
materially adequate / T-Def / Tarski: means that all instances are implied - "that is, the extension of the term "true" is determined? N.B.: so every materially appropriate T-Def will deliver the same extension for "true"?

Tarsk I
A. Tarski
Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics: Papers from 1923-38 Indianapolis 1983

Hor I
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28