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closed sentence

n
(Logic) logic a formula that contains no free occurrence of any variable. Compare open sentence
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closed sentences, and misconceptions about such nominalisations also got Frege mixed up about truth (see Slater 2004, 2005).
As Letson explains, "[t]he reason that an account of truth that relies on satisfaction is superior to an account that relies on facts, then, is that satisfaction is a relation that can hold of open as well as closed sentences; this allows the truth of sentences to be exhibited as a product of the satisfaction of the components" (p.