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Semantic SingularitiesThis book aims to rovide a solution to the semantic 待つ [Matsu] paradoxes It argues for a unified solution to thearadoxes generated by our concepts of denotation semantic aradoxes It argues for a unified solution to the aradoxes generated by our concepts of denotation extension and truth The solution makes two

MAIN CLAIMS THE FIRST IS THAT 
claims The first is that semantic expressions 'denotes' 'extension' and 'true' are and truth The solution makes two main claims The first is that our semantic expressions 'denotes' 'extension' and 'true' are sensitive The second inspired by a brief tantalizing remark of Godel's is that these expressions are significant everywhere. Except for certain singularities in analogy with division by zero A formal theory of singularities is resented and applied to a Wide Variety Of Versions Of The Definability variety of versions of the definability Russell's Paradox And The paradox and the Vögeln ist schön: Die Sexrevolte von 1968 und was von ihr bleibt paradox Keith Simmons argues that the singularity theory satisfies the following desiderata it recognizes that theroper setting of the semantic aradoxes is natural language not regimented formal languages; it

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Inimizes any revision to our concepts; it respects as as ossible Tarski's intuition that languages are universal; responds adeuately to threat of revenge aradoxes; and it reserves classical logic and semantics draws out the conseuences of the singularity theory for deflationary views of our semantic concepts and concludes that if we accept the singularity theory we must reject deflationi.