Academic Year 2007-2008

Event Title

Philosophical Conceptions of Truth

Disciplines

Philosophy

Description

This lecture provided a brief description and critical assessment of each of the four dominant theories of truth within the western philosophical tradition: the correspondence, pragmatist, coherence, and deflationary theories. Hibbs also discussed the relevance of the concept of “power” in developing a theory of truth.

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Philosophical Conceptions of Truth

This lecture provided a brief description and critical assessment of each of the four dominant theories of truth within the western philosophical tradition: the correspondence, pragmatist, coherence, and deflationary theories. Hibbs also discussed the relevance of the concept of “power” in developing a theory of truth.