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Pluralism about Truth as Alethic Disjunctivism

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

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The past decade has marked a period of significant development for pluralist theories of truth. This chapter utilizes several distinctions to categorize the current theoretical landscape and then ... More


Truth as One and Many

Michael P. Lynch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

What is truth? This book defends a new answer to this question. Traditional theories of truth hold that truth has only a single uniform nature. All truths are true in the same way. More recent ... More


Truth, Consequence, and the Universality of Reason

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter continues elaborating and defending alethic functionalism. Particular attention is paid to how the functionalist can counter the problems of mixed inferences and mixed compounds that ... More


Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen and Cory D. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

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 ... More


Alethic Functionalism and the Norm of Belief

Pascal Engel

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

A common objection to deflationism is that it is unable to account for the normative import of truth as a norm for assertion and belief. Most of the versions of truth pluralism agree, against ... More


Deflationism and Explanation

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

What are the differences and similarities between deflationary views of truth and alethic functionalism? And why should we think that functionalism is the superior view? This chapter addresses these ... More


Introduction

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

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The literature on truth pluralism has been growing steadily for the past twenty years. Truth pluralism is an interesting topic in its own right. Part I of the volume is thus dedicated to the ... More


Three Questions for Truth Pluralism

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter puts three questions to the pluralist and provide three answers. How can those properties by virtue of which propositions are true be identified? Answer: by seeing which properties play ... More


Truth as One and Many

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

How can we understand truth as both many and one? This chapter supplies an answer: truth is an immanent functional property. This is alethic functionalism. To say that truth is a functional property ... More


Lynch’s Functionalist Theory of Truth

Marian David

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

In his book, Truth as One and Many, Michael Lynch presents a theory of truth with two main components. The first is a functionalist account of truth: a proposition is true just when it has some ... More


Pragmatism and the Price of Truth

Michael Patrick Lynch

in Meaning Without Representation: Essays on Truth, Expression, Normativity, and Naturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198722199
eISBN:
9780191789045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722199.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

This chapter makes three points. First, it argues that talk of the value of truth often slides back and forth between talk of two very different values. Second, it urges that reflection on those ... More


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