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correspondence theory of truth

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Aristotle said that a statement is true if it says of what is that it is, and of what is not that it is not (Metaphysics Γ, iv. 1011). But a correspondence theory is not simply the view...

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correspondence theory of truth

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Aristotle said that a statement is true if it says of what is that it is, and of what is not that it is not (Metaphysics Γ, iv. 1011). But a correspondence theory is not simply the view...

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The Correspondence Theory of Truth

Marian David.

in The Oxford Handbook of Truth

July 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 10418 words.

A classical formulation of the correspondence theory of truth tells us that truth is a general relational property, involving a characteristic relation to some portion of reality. The...

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Alethic Pluralism and the Correspondence Theory of Truth

Richard Fumerton.

in Truth and Pluralism

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 7754 words.

This chapter explores the ways a correspondence theory of truth can embrace both relativism about truth and a view that accommodates the appearance of pluralism about truth. It argues that...

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Representation and the Modern Correspondence Theory of Truth

Michael Glanzberg.

in Meaning Without Representation

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 11255 words.

This chapter aims to articulate and place on a firmer footing a substantial theory of truth—in particular, a modern version of the correspondence theory of truth. It is explained how the...

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A Substitutional Theory of Truth, Reference, and Semantic Correspondence*

Christopher S. Hill.

in Meaning, Mind, and Knowledge

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 7651 words.

This chapter presents and defends a deflationary theory of truth and other truth‐related semantic properties. More specifically, it is a theory of the semantic properties of propositions...

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correspondence theory of truth

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 63 words.

(philosophy) The principle that truth can be established by comparing *propositions with an independent and external reality.*Realism

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truth, correspondence theory of

Ted Honderich.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 9 words.

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correspondence theory of truth

Bede Rundle.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 696 words.

Whether what is said about the world is true surely must depend on how the world is. This simple observation

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correspondence theory of truth

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 198 words.

*Aristotle said that a statement is true if it says of what is that it is, and of what

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correspondence theory of truth

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 198 words.

*Aristotle said that a statement is true if it says of what is that it is, and of what

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correspondence theory of truth

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 50 words.

A philosophical viewpoint based on the concept that truth corresponds to the facts that exist in a reality external to individual ...

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correspondence theory of truth (philosophy)

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 63 words.

The principle that truth can be established by comparing *propositions with an independent and external reality.*Realism depends

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Lest we forget ‘the correspondence theory of truth’

Gerald Vision.

in Analysis

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy. 0 words.

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Forget about the ‘correspondence theory of truth’

David Lewis.

in Analysis

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy. 0 words.

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Russell, Multiple Relations, and the Correspondence Theory of Truth

Alexander Miller.

in The Monist

January 2006; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

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Review: Bare Facts and Naked Truths: A New Correspondence Theory of Truth

David Liggins.

in Mind

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

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Review: The Correspondence Theory of Truth: An Essay on the Metaphysics of Predication

Matthew McGrath.

in Mind

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

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How Heidegger Defends the Possibility of a Correspondence Theory of Truth with Respect to the Entities of Natural Science (2001)

Edited by Mark A. Wrathall.

in Background Practices

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 6606 words.

Dreyfus extends his argument against antirealism or “deflationary realism.” The deflationary realist holds that objects appear to be independent of us only relative to a particular set of...

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Truth and Correspondence

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig.

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

January 2007; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 4474 words.

This chapter discusses the relation of theories of truth to the program of truth-theoretic semantics. It reviews briefly three traditional theories of truth and their relation to...

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Truth and Correspondence

Christopher Hookway.

in Truth, Rationality, and Pragmatism

December 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 11771 words.

Talk of truth as ‘correspondence to reality’ can be a platitude or a substantial and controversial philosophical theory. The chapter argues that pragmatists can accept the platitude of...

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