Ideas from 'Truth' by Peter F. Strawson [1950], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Nature of Truth' (ed/tr Lynch, Michael P.) [MIT 2001,0-262-62145-2]].

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3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 2. Correspondence to Facts
The fact which is stated by a true sentence is not something in the world
Facts aren't exactly true statements, but they are what those statements say
3. Truth / F. Semantic Truth / 1. Tarski's Truth / a. Tarski's truth definition
The statement that it is raining perfectly fits the fact that it is raining
3. Truth / F. Semantic Truth / 2. Semantic Truth
The word 'true' always refers to a possible statement