Single Idea 4750

[catalogued under 3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 2. Correspondence to Facts]

Full Idea

The redundancy theory gets rid of facts, for 'it is a fact that p' just means 'p'.

Gist of Idea

The redundancy theory gets rid of facts, for 'it is a fact that p' just means 'p'

Source

Pascal Engel (Truth [2002], 2.2)

Book Reference

Engel,Pascal: 'Truth' [Acumen 2002], p.44


A Reaction

But then when you ask what p means, you have to give the truth-conditions for its assertion, and you find you have to mention the facts after all.