Theories of Truth

  • Publish Date: 2003-11-21
  • Binding: Paperback
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The classic and contemporary readings in this collection represent the four most influential theories of truth correspondence, pragmatist, coherence, and deflationary theories.


  • A collection of classic and contemporary philosophical reflections on the nature of truth.
  • Opens with an introduction to theories of truth, designed for readers with little or no prior knowledge of the subject.
  • Divided into four sections on the most important theories of truth - correspondence, pragmatist, coherence, and deflationary theories.
  • Brings together articles in the recent debate over the correspondence theory and deflationism that are not otherwise available in one place.
  • Includes contributions by C.S. Peirce, William James, Bertrand Russell, Alfred Tarski, Hartry Field, Dorothy Grover, Anil Gupta and others.
  • Concludes with an extensive bibliography of recent articles on truth.


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