Meaning of TRUTH in English



In philosophy, the property of statements, thoughts, or propositions that are said, in ordinary discourse, to agree with the facts or to state what is the case.

At least four major types of truth theory have been proposed: correspondence theories (see realism ), coherence theories (see coherentism , idealism ), pragmatic theories (see pragmatism ), and deflationary theories. The latter group encompasses a wide variety of views, including the redundancy theory, the disquotation theory, and the prosentential theory.

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