Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Correspondence Theory: truth as correspondence of statements with objects resp. situations in the world. The correspondence theory is a thesis about truth, not about the world. See also mapping relation, representation, picture theory, coherence theory

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TarskiVs correspondence theory: "according to reality" is intuitively incomprehensible - instead, "it is snowing" is true when it snows.


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Tarsk I
A. Tarski
Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics: Papers from 1923-38 Indianapolis 1983


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