Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Correctness, Logik: is a property of systems or calculi, not of conclusions. A system is correct when all the statements provable in it are true. The system is complete when all valid statements in it are also provable. Completeness and correctness are complementary; they are complementing each other to adequacy. (R. Stuhlmann-Laeisz, Philosophische Logik, Paderborn, 2002). B. Correctness, accuracy, philosophy contrary to the concept of truth, the concept of accuracy refers to an implicitly or explicitly presupposed rule system, which is fulfilled or not fulfilled. While truth is something that is attributed or denied to sentences, accuracy is rather applied to actions - also verbal acting - as well as to illustrations. Unlike truth, accuracy allows gradations. See also truth, truth conditions, indeterminacy, systems, theory, fulfillment, satisfiability.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Brandom, Robert Correctness   Brandom, Robert
Dennett, Daniel Correctness   Dennett, Daniel
Dummett, Michael Correctness   Dummett, Michael
Field, Hartry Correctness   Field, Hartry
Mates, B. Correctness   Mates, B.
Millikan, Ruth Correctness   Millikan, Ruth
Rorty, Richard Correctness   Rorty, Richard
Tugendhat, E. Correctness   Tugendhat, E.
Wright, Crispin Correctness   Wright, Crispin

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28