Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.

G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993

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