Single Idea 3593

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

Full Idea

The trouble with appeal to facts in the correspondence theory is that, in general, we have no way of indicating what fact a sentence, when true, corresponds to other than asserting the sentence.

Gist of Idea

The only way to specify the corresponding fact is asserting the sentence


Michael Williams (Problems of Knowledge [2001], Ch.12)

Book Reference

Williams,Michael: 'Problems of Knowledge' [OUP 2001], p.140