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On truth

Author: Simon Blackburn
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This concise book by the eminent philosopher Simon Blackburn provides an accessible explanation of what truth is and how we might think about it. Blackburn's overall message is that truth is often best thought of not as a product or an end point that is 'finally' achieved, but as an ongoing process of inquiry.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blackburn, Simon, 1944- author.
Truth.
London : Profile Books, 2019
(DLC) 2018004821
(DLC) 2017051643
(OCoLC)1022075191
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Blackburn
ISBN: 9780190867225 0190867221 9781782832928 1782832920
OCLC Number: 1038716506
Description: 1 online resource (142 pages)
Contents: Cover; Also by Simon Blackburn; On Truth; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part 1. The Classic Approaches. 1. Correspondence; 2. Coherence; 3. Pragmatism; 4. Deflationism; 5. Tarski and the Semantic Theory of Truth; 6. Summary of Part I; Part II. Varieties of Enquiry. 7. Truths of Taste; Truth in Art; 8. Truth in Ethics; 9. Reason; 10. Religion and Truth; 11. Interpretations; Notes; Further Investigations; Index.
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This concise book by the eminent philosopher Simon Blackburn provides an accessible explanation of what truth is and how we might think about it. Blackburn's overall message is that truth is often best thought of not as a product or an end point that is 'finally' achieved, but as an ongoing process of inquiry.

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