certainty, the constructivist theory of truth
also fails to capture
Bede Rundle, "Correspondence Theory of Truth
," in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.
But then: "As Popper and others admitted, the correspondence theory of truth
is rather vital for the development of the philosophy of science, which assumes that scientific theories deal with reality and are to be assessed in terms of truth and falsity.
Nor does he seem to realize that it is possible to be an objectivist without holding a correspondence theory of truth
And it only pretends to arrive at "a theory of truth
Given that these positions represent the two central attitudes towards truth in contemporary debates, this makes for a serious obstacle for the project of discerning the correct theory of truth
Many analytic philosophers allege that pragmatism lacks logical rigor or contains a naive theory of truth
Her topics include benevolent deception and flattery, a social theory of truth
, and knowing how to play with words and minds.
s own position is, however, not simply a coherence theory of truth
without reference to extramental reality.
Knasas differs from each in important respects, including his way of seeking common ground with liberalism, and his belief that "Aquinas' theory of truth
will be ineffectual," if it is attached to a "larger teleological setting" in the desire of human nature for union with God.
Can occasion meanings be incorporated into a compositional theory of truth
Bare facts and naked truths; a new correspondence theory of truth