truth theories

<logic> the correspondance theory of truth insists on the common sense view that what makes a sentence true is its correspondance to something external to language (usually), some state of affairs. The coherence theory emphasizes that truth involves above all a coherence between some sentence we are considering and the rest of our beliefs (rest of the sentences that we hold). semantics

[A Philosophical Glossary]

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