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    Language, Truth, and the Liar
    Dissertation, University of Miami. 2004.
    This work is a critical examination of the Liar paradox. My goal is to provide an understanding of the nature of the Liar, and to propose a workable solution. My account shows that we have to articulate carefully what a proposition states. Some of the claims a proposition is making are explicit, and some are implicit. In nonproblematic cases, there is compatibility between the implicit and the explicit claims. This is not what happens with paradoxical propositions. A paradoxical proposition is a…Read more