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Truth and Truth Bearers: Meaning in Context, Volume II

Mark Richard


This book contains nine chapters originally published between 1980 and 2014 plus four new chapters and an introduction putting the chapters in context. Each chapter is an attempt, in one way or another, to understand the idea of a proposition. Part I discusses whether the objects of thought and assertion can change truth value over time. Part II develops and defends a relativist view of the objects of assertion and thought; it includes discussions of the nature of disagreement, moral relativism, and responds to important objections to relativism. It also explores the idea that thoughts and ass ... More

Keywords: propositions, tense and propositions, relativism, disagreement, truth value gaps, truth, philosophical analysis, opacity, quotation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198747765
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747765.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Richard, author
Harvard University