Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Peter B. Lewis, Halbach,V/Leigh,G.E and Volker Halbach

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3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 1. Truth
Truth axioms prove objects exist, so truth doesn't seem to be a logical notion [Halbach]
Truth-value 'gluts' allow two truth values together; 'gaps' give a partial conception of truth [Halbach]
3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 2. Defining Truth
Traditional definitions of truth often make it more obscure, rather than less [Halbach]
Any definition of truth requires a metalanguage [Halbach]
If we define truth, we can eliminate it [Halbach/Leigh]
If people have big doubts about truth, a definition might give it more credibility [Halbach]
Truth definitions don't produce a good theory, because they go beyond your current language [Halbach]