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By Paolo Crivelli

Aristotle's idea of fact spans numerous parts of philosophy: philosophy of language, common sense, ontology, and epistemology. Paolo Crivelli covers the most facets of Aristotle's perspectives on fact and falsehood during this quantity through studying intimately the suitable passages and addressing famous difficulties of Aristotelian semantics. even if Crivelli assesses Aristotle's idea from the perspective of recent analytic philosophy, his booklet might be of curiosity to quite a lot of scholars of historical philosophy and smooth philosophy of language as well.

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But either speaking-truly or speaking-falsely holds of u’s utterer at k. Therefore speaking-truly holds of u’s utterer at k. Second, assume that speaking-truly holds of u’s utterer at k. Then every assertion produced by u’s utterer over any period comprising k is true at k. Since u is the only assertion produced by u’s utterer over some period comprising k, u is true at k. Hence speaking-falsely holds of u’s utterer at k. Thus: if speaking-truly holds of u’s utterer at k, then speaking-falsely holds of u’s utterer at k.

Suppose that s0 is true at t0 . Let t1 be a time earlier than t0 . Let i be the exact interval between t1 and t0 . Since Bivalence holds (by assumption), at t1 an assertion that is an utterance of an appropriate instance of ‘In i s will be true’ (where ‘i’ is replaced with an expression which signifies i, ‘s’ with a name of s0 ) is either true or false. Since i after t1 s0 is true, the assertion is not false at t1 . Hence the assertion is true at t1 . Therefore the state of affairs of the assertion’s being true is true at t1 .

Hence, assertions that are utterances produced during a relatively short period encompassed by the much longer one during which the same belief is held cannot include 30 Introduction the time of utterance within their assertoric content. e. 00). 00. If presenttense predicative assertions are temporally indeterminate, it is natural to assume that a present-tense predicative assertion should be true when and only when the state of affairs it posits to obtain (or to fail to obtain) does in fact obtain (or fail to obtain).

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