|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_____________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. |
|Horwich I 45
Correspondence Theory/R.Cartwright: the correspondence theory depends on the distinction between proposition and fact. - If they differ, they cannot be equated.
Russell/Moore: did not make this distinction! Otherwise, any meaningful assertion would be a tautology - Some authors VsEquation: Propositions express facts. - RussellVs. -
MooreVsCorrespondence Theory (early): demands that truth differs from reality._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
How the laws of physics lie Oxford New York 1983
A Neglected Theory of Truth. Philosophical Essays, Cambridge/MA pp. 71-93
Theories of Truth, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994
Ontology and the theory of meaning Chicago 1954
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994