Single Idea 3742

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

Full Idea

Our beliefs must claim a correspondence with facts, and then the verbal expression of the belief must correspond to the belief itself.

Gist of Idea

Beliefs must match facts, but also words must match beliefs


D.J. O'Connor (The Correspondence Theory of Truth [1975], Ch.4)

Book Reference

O'Connor,D.J.: 'The Correspondence Theory of Truth' [Hutchinson 1975], p.20