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Single Idea 10908

[catalogued under 3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 3. Correspondence Truth critique]

Full Idea

The correspondence theory of truth invokes a special category of non-objectual entities - facts, states of affairs, or whatever - simply to serve as truth-makers.

Gist of Idea

Correspondence has to invoke facts or states of affairs, just to serve as truth-makers

Source

Mulligan/Simons/Smith (Truth-makers [1984], 3)

Book Reference

'Truth and Truth-Making', ed/tr. Lowe,E.J./Rami,A. [Acumen 2009], p.70