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 Truth Definition - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Truth Definitions: are attempts to define truth and can be arranged into two main streams A. Semantic truth theories presuppose a concept of consistency between understood and interpreted verbal utterances with something outside of the usage of language. One problem here is that the definition of meaning and the definition of truth are presupposing each other. See also correspondence theory, coherence theory, meaning theory, deflationism, disquotationalism. B. Pragmatic truth theories refer to a more or less fixed image of a socially or religiously determined ideal, which must be realized. Untruth is then something like the difference between a state realized by social practice and the image of the ideal. See also pragmatism, idealization, ideas.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Black, Max Truth Definition   Black, Max
Chisholm, Roderick Truth Definition   Chisholm, Roderick
Davidson, Donald Truth Definition   Davidson, Donald
Foster, J.A. Truth Definition   Foster, J.A.
Frege, Gottlob Truth Definition   Frege, Gottlob
Geach, Peter Truth Definition   Geach, Peter T.
Logic Texts Truth Definition   Logic Texts
Putnam, Hilary Truth Definition   Putnam, Hilary
Schiffer, Stephen Truth Definition   Schiffer, Stephen
Stalnaker, Robert Truth Definition   Stalnaker, Robert
Tarski, Alfred Truth Definition   Tarski, Alfred
Tugendhat, E. Truth Definition   Tugendhat, E.

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