Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

All: part of speech, which picks out all elements of the area under consideration. Problems are circular reasoning, decidability, self-reference, paradoxes.
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Field, Hartry
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All II 238
all / Field: the use of "all" without quotes is itself the subject of a reinterpretation. - ((s) there could be a contradictory, yet undiscovered property that should not be included under "all properties" - here the dft-operator would in turn help.) - VsDeflationism: one could simply say "..all .. " is true iff "..any ... "- Vs: in addition you need the dft-operator (definite-Op)_ conditions are requested - but not indicated - Field: ditto for higher level quantification.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980

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