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[catalogued under 3. Truth / F. Semantic Truth / 2. Semantic Truth]

Full Idea

The Semantic Theory of truth requires that sentences are truth-bearers (rather than statements, or propositions).


The 'Semantic theory' says that truth is just a relationship between parts of our language

Gist of Idea

The semantic theory requires sentences as truth-bearers, not propositions


D.J. O'Connor (The Correspondence Theory of Truth [1975], Ch.6)

Book Reference

O'Connor,D.J.: 'The Correspondence Theory of Truth' [Hutchinson 1975], p.35