The Nature of Truth An updated approach to the meaning of truth ascriptions

The book offers a characterization of the meaning and role of the notion of truth in natural languages and an explanation of why, in spite of the big amount of proposals about truth, this task has proved to be resistant to the different analyses. The general thesis of the book is that defining truth...

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Main Author: Frapolli, Maria Jose
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2013, 2013
Series:Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The book offers a characterization of the meaning and role of the notion of truth in natural languages and an explanation of why, in spite of the big amount of proposals about truth, this task has proved to be resistant to the different analyses. The general thesis of the book is that defining truth is perfectly possible and that the average educated philosopher of language has the tools to do it. The book offers an updated treatment of the meaning of truth ascriptions from taking into account the latest views in philosophy of language and linguistics
Physical Description:X, 158 p online resource
ISBN:9789400744646