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Ideas of D.J. O'Connor, by Text

[British, fl. 1970, Professor at Exeter University.]

1975 The Correspondence Theory of Truth
Ch.4 p.20 Beliefs must match facts, but also words must match beliefs
Ch.5 p.32 We can't contemplate our beliefs until we have expressed them
Ch.6 p.35 Must sentences make statements to qualify for truth?
Ch.6 p.35 The semantic theory requires sentences as truth-bearers, not propositions
Ch.6 p.40 Logic seems to work for unasserted sentences
Ch.7 p.62 Events are fast changes which are of interest to us
Ch.8 p.85 Without language our beliefs are particular and present
II.1 p.104 What does 'true in English' mean?