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The Norms of Assertion and Denial

Tim Maudlin

in Truth and Paradox

Published in print May 2004 | ISBN: 9780199247295
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601781 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199247293.003.0005
 The Norms of Assertion and Denial

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Normative standards for the assertion and denial of ungrounded sentences are proposed. Such standards are evaluated by means of an ideal for the normative rules. According to the standards proposed, the theory of truth and the Liar sentence come out as appropriate to assert, even if not true.

Keywords: ideal; V. McGee; normative standards; permissible sentence; truth‐permissive

Chapter.  4915 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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