12 February 2016
Blackburn, S
Spreading the Word (OUP, 1984), Ch 7,8.
Truth (Oxford University Press, 1999)
Davidson, D
*'True to the Facts' Journal Phil 66 (1969), 748-764.
“The Structure and Content of Truth”, J. Phil (1990), 279-328.
Devitt, M
Language and Reality (Oxford: Blackwell, Sterelny, K 1987).
Frege, G
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Grayling, A C
*An Introduction to Philosophical Logic (Brighton: Harvester,
1982), Ch 5,6.
Haack, S
Philosophy of Logics, Ch 7.
Horwich, P
Truth, 2nd Edition (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998) See also Harty
Field's review of Horwich in Phil of Sci 59(1992), 321-330.
Luntley, M.
*Contemporary Philosophy of Thought
(Blackwell, 1999), Ch. 3
Mackie, J
*Truth, Probability and Paradox (OUP, 1973), Ch 2.
Ramsey, F P
'Facts and Propositions' in his Foundations of Mathematics
(Cambridge University Press, 1990)
Tarski, A
‘The Semantic Conception of Truth and the Foundations of
Semantics' in Readings in Philosophical Analysis (AppletonCentury- Crofts, 1962), eds. H Feigl and G Maxwell.
Taylor, K.
*Truth and Meaning (Blackwell, 1998), III, Ch. 1
Walker, R C S
The Coherence Theory of Truth (Routledge 1989), esp Ch 1, 2,
*“Theories of Truth” in A Companion to the Philosophy of
Language (Blackwell, 1997), ed. B. hale & C. Wright
Wright, C.
Truth and Objectivity (Harvard University Press, 1992), Ch. 1, 2.
Can any interesting version of the Correspondence Theory of Truth be defended?
Is 'true' redundant?
'The world contains facts'.
laughable to mention it?
Is this, as Russell said, 'a truism so obvious that it is almost