chapter  3
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Antinomies, Pseudomenos, and their Analysis

C now says something about its own truth, and the antinomy arises again. But its arisal now can be understood better:

If the truth of a sentence is the truth of what it says, then the Principle of Genericity:

a sentence B, saying something about sentences named C, D,... , must be assigned truth or non-truth only after C, D,... have been assigned truth or non-truth ,

prevents the assignment of truth or non-truth to the above sentence B if it is also given the name C .