Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
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. The most diverse approaches claim to define or explain truth, or to assert their fundamental indefinability. A. Linguistic-oriented theories presuppose either a match of statements with extracts of the world or a consistency with other statements. See also truth theory, truth definition, theory of meaning, correspondence theory, coherence theory, facts, circumstances, paradoxes, semantics, deflationism, disquotationalism, criteria, evidence. B. Action-oriented truth theories take a future realization of states as the standard, which should be reconciled with an aspired ideal. See also reality, correctness, pragmatism, idealization, ideas. C. Truth-oriented theories of art attribute qualities to works of art under certain circumstances which reveal the future realization of ideal assumed social conditions. See also emphatic truth, fiction, art, works of art.

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GLU 202 ff
Truth/Luhmann:> symbolically generalized communication medium that makes the adoption of new knowledge more likely.
Code: true/false.
Programs of science are theories and methods. ((S) Not true/false).
Theories are statement relationships formed on the basis of terms that the external reference of the communication form on objects, for example, and make comparisons possible. - Methods then determine the conditions under which statements can be described as true/false. - Methods represent the self-reference of science, because they have no external reference.
Truth/Luhmann is not a feature of objects but of statements. - Behind a statement there is not a piece of reality hidden but a recognition.


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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.

AU I
N. Luhmann
Einführung in die Systemtheorie Heidelberg 1992

Lu I
N. Luhmann
Die Kunst der Gesellschaft Frankfurt 1997


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