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Def: truth as correspondence with objects in the world. See also mapping relation, representation.
 
Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Frege, Gottlob
 
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Correspondence Theory V 104
FregeVsCorrespondence Theory: the meaning of an expression which is not a sentence must be explained starting with its contribution to the determination of the meaning.
V 104
FregeVsCorrespondence Theory: The expression is a contribution, not the object of the sentence. > Compositionality.
V 105
FregeVsCorrespondence Theory: any attempt to define truth is a headless undertaking. If truth of a sentence were ownership of this or that property, then you would have to decide your own truth by deciding the truth of another sentence! (Regress).
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Dum I 24
Dummett/Frege: Context PrincipleVsCorrespondence Theory - Context PrincipleVsCoherence Theory:
The meaning is not predefined. - The representatives of the coherence theory ask incorrectly about the proposition instead of the sentence.

F I
G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

F II
G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

F IV
G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-23