|Criteria: do not follow from a definition but must be developed. The criteria for the application of a concept to an object are more concerned with language practice in a community. E.g. the definition of truth does not provide a criterion for which sentences are true._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Criterion of truth / Ayer: any two different statements already subject to different criteria of truth -but the c.o.t. can be classified.
Horwich I 102
Criterion of truth / Ayer: is what Schlick means with conformity - (if we clearly state that). conformity / verification / Ayer: is not similarity - (eg number of words in the sentence / chairs in the room.) - T-criterion: according to our perceptions (observations)._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
I Ayer Wahrheit, aus "Wahrheitstheorien" Hrsg. Skirbekk Frankfurt/M 1996
II Hügli ()Hrsg.) Philosophie im 20. Jahrhundert, Reinbek 1993
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994