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Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen and Cory D. Wright

Abstract

The relative merits and demerits of historically prominent views such as the correspondence theory, coherentism, pragmatism, verificationism, and instrumentalism have been subject to much attention in the truth literature and have fueled the long-lived debate over which of these views is the most plausible one. While diverging in their specific philosophical commitments, adherents of these historically prominent views agree in at least one fundamental respect. They are all alethic monists. They all endorse the thesis that there is only one property in virtue of which propositions can be true, ... More

Keywords: alethic pluralism, alethic monism, alethic functionalism, deflationism, inflationism, correspondence theory, Crispin Wright, Michael Lynch, paradoxes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195387469
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen, editor
Underwood International College, Yonsei University

Cory D. Wright, editor
California State University, Long Beach

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