Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Truth, philosophy: a property of sentences, not a property of utterances because utterances are events. See also truth conditions, truth definition, truth functions, truth predicate, truth table, truth theory, truth value, correspondence theory, coherence theory.

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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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Truth / explanation / Cartwright:, we should regard as true only causal explanations, not theoretical explanations. - E.g. broadening (blur) of the spectral line (quantum damping): only a single causal explanation, but several theoretical representations.
I 105
Approach / / Cartwright: = ptroxy. - I 107 they lead away from the theory - but can lead to the truth.

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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.

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N. Cartwright
How the laws of physics lie Oxford New York 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-25