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An identity theory of truth

Author: Julian Dodd
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dodd explains that correspondence theories of truth fail because the relation between true thought and fact is identity, not correspondence. Facts are not complexes of worldly entities which make  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Dodd
ISBN: 9780333682265 0333682262 9780230573710 0230573711
OCLC Number: 232633908
Notes: "First published in paperback 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 200 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the 2008 paperback edition --
Truthmakers, facts and states of affairs: a critique of correspondence --
Propositions, indirect speech and truthbearers --
Nature of propositions: thoughts versus states of affairs --
Facts are true thoughts --
From correspondence to identity --
Variety of deflationism defended --
Aberrations of rival identity theories.
Responsibility: Julian Dodd.

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'Dodd's book presents a clear, thorough account of work on identity theories of truth...Dodd's clear, thorough exposition of the issues, and his engagement with minimalism, rewards close study.' - Read more...

 
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