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Single Idea 16338

[catalogued under 3. Truth / H. Deflationary Truth / 2. Deflationary Truth]

Full Idea

There are two doctrines at the core of deflationism. The first says truth is a device of disquotation used to express generalisations, and the second says truth is a thin notion that contributes nothing to our knowledge of the world

Gist of Idea

Deflationism says truth is a disquotation device to express generalisations, adding no new knowledge


Volker Halbach (Axiomatic Theories of Truth [2011], 21)

Book Reference

Halbach,Volker: 'Axiomatic Theories of Truth' [CUP 2011], p.306