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3. Truth / H. Deflationary Truth / 3. Minimalist Truth

[truth defined formally, without ontology]

7 ideas
Someone who says 'it is day' proposes it is day, and it is true if it is day [Zeno of Citium, by Diog. Laertius]
Without the disquotation device for truth, you could never form beliefs from others' testimony [McGinn]
Truth is the property of propositions that makes it possible to deduce facts [McGinn]
Minimalism is incoherent, as it implies that truth both is and is not a property [Boghossian, by Horwich]
Maybe there is no more to be said about 'true' than there is about the function of 'and' in logic [Engel]
Instances of minimal truth miss out propositions inexpressible in current English [Hofweber]
Minimal theories of truth avoid ontological commitment to such things as 'facts' or 'reality' [PG]