Single Idea 22324

[catalogued under 3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 1. Correspondence Truth]

Full Idea

There has been an unfortunate tendency in the secondary literature to equate externalism about truth with the correspondence theory.

Gist of Idea

It has been unfortunate that externalism about truth is equated with correspondence


Michael Potter (The Rise of Analytic Philosophy 1879-1930 [2020], 65 'Truth')

Book Reference

Potter,Michael: 'The Rise of Anaytic Philosophy 1879-1930' [Routledge 2020], p.426

A Reaction

Quitee helpful to distinguish internalist from externalist theories of truth. It is certainly the case that robust externalist views of truth have unfortunately been discredited merely because the correspondence account is inadequate.