On 12/3/2018 9:59 AM, Philip Thrift wrote:

But that is close to the solipsist move. The fact that we cannot define truth does not entail that some notion of truth does not make sense. In particular, Peano arithmetic can already define an infinity of approximation of truth, namely sigma_i and pi_i truth (the truth of the sentences will a finite and fixed number of quantifier, as opposed to finite sentences with an arbitrary finite number of quantifier). We can invoke truth, but we can develop meta-discourse relating truth to theories, like we cannot invoke our own consciousness does not prevent us to try theories about it. It is a bit like “I cannot study my own brain”, but I can still infer some theories of my brain by looking at the brain of others and then assuming that I am not different.

So are do these theories produce true or false propositions?

BrunoA different perspective (!) of "truth" comes from - vs. PA (Peanoarithmetic) - *PLT* (programming language theory - the legacy to alarge extent of John C. Reynolds[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Reynolds - who was originallya theoretical physicist ], and sort of in parallel the wholetype-theory gang). Rather than an external "god-like" notion of truth,truth is in the programming.- pt

`Can you give an example of "truth in the programming" and how it differs`

`from the mathematical idea of true and the correspondence theory of truth?`

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