Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Def: truth as correspondence with objects in the world. See also mapping relation, representation.
Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Putnam, Hilary
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Correspondence Theory Horwich I 440
PutnamVsCorrespondence theory/correspondence theory/Putnam: if objects are theory-dependent, it is useless if one wants to define or explain truth in terms of "correspondence" - Then there is no correspondence between language and language-independent pieces of the world - solution/Putnam: like Kant’s transcendental idealism:> idealized rational acceptability.

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

H. Putnam
Pragmatismus Eine offene Frage Frankfurt 1995

Pu V
H. Putnam
Vernunft, Wahrheit und Geschichte Frankfurt 1990

Hor I
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994

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