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Assertibility conditions: consist in the availability of linguistic means of expression, the state of theories and the existence of certain views of the speaker.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Scott Soames on Assertibility Conditions - Dictionary of Arguments

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T-Def/Logical Constants/Tarski/Soames: Tarski himself said that his concept of truth cannot be used to give the meanings of the logical constants.
>Logical constants, >Meaning, >Tarski scheme, >Truth theory, >Truth definition.
Circumstances: the T-Definition says nothing about the assertibility conditions under which a sentence can be claimed.
>Assertions, >Assertibility, >Sentences, >Circumstances.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Soames I
Scott Soames
"What is a Theory of Truth?", The Journal of Philosophy 81 (1984), pp. 411-29
Theories of Truth, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994

Soames II
S. Soames
Understanding Truth Oxford 1999

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