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Bare facts and naked truths : a new correspondence theory of truth

Author: George Englebretsen
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The very idea of truth as a substantial and meaningful concept has been under attack recently from advocates of New Age and postmodern theories. In this book Englebretsen defends the notions of truth and objectivity as key to the scientific view of the natural world and presents an original defence of the 'commonsense' correspondence theory of truth." "Englebretsen's approach overcomes the traditional difficulties  Read more...
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Englebretsen, George
Bare Facts and Naked Truths : A New Correspondence Theory of Truth
Milton : Taylor and Francis,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Englebretsen
ISBN: 9781351574747 1351574744 9781315096650 131509665X
OCLC Number: 1005613189
Description: 1 online resource (x, 194 pages)
Contents: À la recherche du temps perdu --
The big MAC attack --
Terminism --
Facing the facts --
Giving the world its due --
A nice derangement.
Responsibility: George Englebretsen.

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Surveys the major competing theories of truth (coherence, pragmatic, redundancy, semantic, deflationary, disquotational, minimalist) before formulating the defence of the correspondence theory, and  Read more...

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'... [Englebretsen] has provided us with a learned presentation of a new, original correspondence theory of truth, attempting to deal with all three of its elements: truth-bearers, the relation of Read more...

 
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