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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work discusses metaphysical issues such as predication, facts and propositions.

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Named Person: Ludwig Wittgenstein; Bertrand Russell; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Bertrand Russell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Newman
ISBN: 0521811392 9780521811392
OCLC Number: 47973303
Description: xii, 251 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Universals, Predication, and Truth. 1.1. The Problem of Universals. 1.2. Theories of Universals. 1.3. Predication, Participation, and Inherence. 1.4. Universals, Truth, and Devitt --
2. The Univocity of Truth. 2.1. Horwich and Deflationary Theories of Truth. 2.2. Alston and Minimalist Realism about Truth. 2.3. The Problem of the Univocity of Truth. 2.4. Reality and the Eleatic Principle --
3. The Correspondence Theory for Predicative Sentences. 3.1. Difficulties about States of Affairs in the Tractatus. 3.2. Truth as Isomorphism between Sentence and State of Affairs. 3.3. The Nominalist Account of Atomic Facts. 3.4. The Realist Account of Atomic Facts. 3.5. Correspondence for Sentences with and without Facts.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Andrew Newman.
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