Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Everyday language: normal language, spoken within a community. Not strictly formalizable. Antonym to ideal language, formal language. - Theories of truth can only partly be applied to everyday language. See also truthdDefinition, Tarski, meaning theory, ideolect.
 
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Tarski, Alfred
 
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Everyday Language Berka I 457
Everyday language / Tarski: "universalism": it integrates in principle every word (of any jargon) - otherwise the local expressions would be pointless - I 458 punch line: then you can take a truth-Definition from a formal language as a fragmentary T-Def into everyday language.
Horwich I 115
Everyday language / Tarski: here we do not know not always exactly whatsntences are expressions and what sentences are assertible - i.e. that the concept of consinstency has no precise meaning in everyday language.

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

Brk I
K. Berka/L. Kreiser
Logik Texte Berlin 1983

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


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28