Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Nonfactualism: Nonfactualism is an expression for the assumption that there are no facts with regard to certain decision-making processes. For example, there is no fact that causes the sum of two and two to be four. Nonfactualism is interpreted very differently by different authors. Therefore, the expression is sometimes used polemically. See also truth makers, decidability, facts, truth, deflationism.

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Non-Factualism/Boghossian/Wright:> then no discourse can be more than correct - (i) it is not the case that S has the truth condition that P has a truth condition. - WrightVs: this can be reformulated with disquotation into
(vi) it is not the case that it is not the case that S has the truth condition that P has a truth condition.
But denying the truth is not inconsistent with correctness of the assertion - but (i) is incorrect, if both truth and correctness are in the game, the matrix for the truth predicate must be non-conservative: i.e. the value of A is true in all cases, false or incorrect, except those where A has the truth value true. - ((s) Non-conservatism requires truth, not just correctness, > truth transfer.)


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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.

Wri I
Cr. Wright
Wahrheit und Objektivität Frankfurt 2001

WriGH I
G. H. von Wright
Erklären und Verstehen Hamburg 2008


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-19