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This paper is about Tarski's semantic theory of truth, which is presented as a response to the issue of the relationship between formal an syntactic character of contemporary logic and its application to natural languages, that is, as a comment on the question of the logical character of natural language. I will analyze Tarski's semantic theory of truth against the background of the transformation of meaning and function of the concept of truth that took place in the course of the development of contemporary logic; namely, during its second phase, the concept of truth was gradually given up in the favour of the concept of provability. On the other hand, I will use the analysis of Tarski's ideas to show that his semantic theory of truth was developed with regard to paradoxes which marked the development of contemporary logic.

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POPOVIĆ, U. (2021). TARSKI’S SEMANTIC THEORY OF TRUTH. Arhe, 17(34), 27–45. https://doi.org/10.19090/arhe.2020.34.27-45
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UNA POPOVIĆ, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Philosophy

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Philosophy


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