Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Coherence theory: coherence of a system of sentences, not primaryly with respect to objects of the world, but to integration with prior knowledge.
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Richard Rorty
II 126
Def idealism: truth does not match with the inner nature of an object, but coherence.

Ayer: by the "linguistic turn" he was given the possibility to present, as a logical positivist, a version of coherence theory of truth that was freed from metaphysics.
II 130
Coherence Theory / Rorty per Davidson: beliefs: can a) be seen from the outside view of the field researcher, causal interactions with the environment - b) from the inside, from the perspective of the natives, as rules of action.
The internal perspective is normative, in the space of reasons.
RortyVsPutnam: he somehow tries to think that together.

Ro I
R. Rorty
Der Spiegel der Natur Frankfurt 1997

R. Rorty
Philosophie & die Zukunft Frankfurt 2000

R. Rorty
Kontingenz, Ironie und Solidarität Frankfurt 1992

R. Rorty
Eine Kultur ohne Zentrum Stuttgart 1993

Ro V
R. Rorty
Solidarität oder Objektivität? Stuttgart 1998

R. Rorty
Wahrheit und Fortschritt Frankfurt 2000

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