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Truth

Truth

Paul Horwich

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198752233
eISBN:
9780191597732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198752237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book presents a deflationary perspective called ‘minimalism’—a reaction against the traditional and widespread idea that the property of truth has some sort of underlying nature and that our ... More

Truth -- Meaning -- Reality

Truth -- Meaning -- Reality

Paul Horwich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199268900
eISBN:
9780191708459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268900.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This book offers a distinctive approach to the core problems of philosophy. It presents a broad and unified deflationism that encompasses language, thought, facts, knowledge, and the relations ... More

Truth and Ontology

Truth and Ontology

Trenton Merricks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199205233
eISBN:
9780191709302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205233.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores how truth depends on the world or on things or on being, and examines philosophical debates concerning modality, time, and dispositions. For accounts of truth's dependence on being ... More

Truth and ParadoxSolving the Riddles

Truth and Paradox: Solving the Riddles

Tim Maudlin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247295
eISBN:
9780191601781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247293.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

At least since the work of Tarski, the Liar paradox has stood in the way of an acceptable account of the notion of truth. It has been less noticed that once one admits a truth predicate into a formal ... More

Truth and PluralismCurrent Debates

Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen and Cory D. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The relative merits and demerits of historically prominent views such as the correspondence theory, coherentism, pragmatism, verificationism, and instrumentalism have been subject to much attention ... More

Truth and Realism

Truth and Realism

Patrick Greenough and Michael P. Lynch (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199288878
eISBN:
9780191594304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Is truth objective or relative? What exists independently of our minds? This book is about these two questions. The essays in its pages variously defend and critique answers to each, grapple over the ... More

Truth and the Absence of Fact

Truth and the Absence of Fact

Hartry Field

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242894
eISBN:
9780191597381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This is a collection of papers, written over many years, with substantial postscripts tying them together and giving an updated perspective on them. The first five are on the notions of truth and ... More

Truth and the End of InquiryA Peircean Account of Truth

Truth and the End of Inquiry: A Peircean Account of Truth

C. J. Misak

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270590
eISBN:
9780191603174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270597.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book elucidates and defends C.S. Peirce’s pragmatist account of truth. Peirce was interested in exploring truth’s connections to the practices of inquiry, belief, and assertion. This distinctly ... More

Truth and Truth BearersMeaning in Context, Volume II

Truth and Truth Bearers: Meaning in Context, Volume II

Mark Richard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747765
eISBN:
9780191811531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747765.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book contains nine chapters originally published between 1980 and 2014 plus four new chapters and an introduction putting the chapters in context. Each chapter is an attempt, in one way or ... More

Truth and Words

Truth and Words

Gary Ebbs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557936
eISBN:
9780191721403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557936.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book explains how to define a disquotational truth predicate that we are directly licensed to apply not only to our own sentences as we use them now, but also to other speakers' sentences and ... More

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