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The correspondence theory of truth : an essay on the metaphysics of predication

Author: Andrew Newman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
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This work presents a version of the correspondence theory of truth based on Wittgenstein's Tractatus and Russell's theory of truth and discusses metaphysical issues such as predication, facts, and propositions. It will interest those who study the realistic conception of truth and issues related to the correspondence theory of truth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newman, Andrew.
Correspondence theory of truth.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001043539
(OCoLC)47973303
Named Person: Ludwig Wittgenstein; Bertrand Russell; Ludwig Wittgenstein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Newman
ISBN: 051104223X 9780511042232 0511157541 9780511157547 0511045158 9780511045158 9780521811392 0521811392
OCLC Number: 56316856
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 251 p.)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Universals, Predication, and Truth; 2 The Univocity of Truth; 3 The Correspondence Theory or Predicative Sentences; 4 Russell s Theory of Truth and Its Principal Problems; 5 How Predicative Beliefs Correspond to the World; 6 The Metaphysics of Facts; 7 The Metaphysics of Propositions; 8 The Correspondence Theory and Complex Propositions; Bibliography; Index;
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Andrew Newman.

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This work presents a version of the correspondence theory of truth based on Wittgenstein's Tractatus and Russell's theory of truth and discusses metaphysical issues such as predication, facts, and propositions. It will interest those who study the realistic conception of truth and issues related to the correspondence theory of truth.

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