Hellman: On Resolving the Set-Theoretic and Semantic Paradoxes

NY PHILOSOPHICAL LOGIC GROUP
On Resolving the Set-Theoretic and Semantic Paradoxes
Geoff Hellman (University of Minnesota)
4-6pm, Monday, April 22nd
2nd floor seminar room, NYU (5 Washington Place)

Abstract. Our main goals are, first, to describe how modal structuralism resolves the set-theoretic paradoxes, concentrating on the Burali-Forti paradox, and then to note a close connection to recent proposals (due to Cook and Schlenker, independently) for resolving semantic paradoxes, especially the Liar.

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