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Tracking ReasonProof, Consequence, and Truth$
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Jody Azzouni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195187137

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187137.001.0001

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Introduction to Part I

Introduction to Part I

(p.9) Introduction to Part I
Tracking Reason

Jody Azzouni

Oxford University Press

Truth has been a central topic in philosophy. At present it's a particularly popular word to write about, if only because the many widespread positions that philosophers currently have on truth allow so many other topics from philosophy to come clearly into range. To a large extent, any major rethinking in philosophy requires both destruction and construction. We must circumvent, undercut, and directly challenge alternatives and we must nevertheless leave enough room in our exposition to present a new view. These days there are so many species of minimalist, however, that to claim to be a minimalist isn't to be very informative about a particular position. This chapter provides an introductory note on the topic of truth from a minimalist point of view.

Keywords:   truth, philosophy, minimalist, rethinking, destruction, construction

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