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The Taming of the True$
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Neil Tennant

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199251605

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251605.001.0001

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction
The Taming of the True

Neil Tennant

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This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the realist views of meaning the truth. This book discusses the realism debate, provides a brief survey of varieties of irrealism, and argues in defence of meaning objectivity. It explores the foundational relationships between manifestation, bivalence, and undecidability, and shows how to find an acceptable reading of knowability-in-principle.

Keywords:   meaning, truth, realism, irrealism, objectivity, manifestation, bivalence, undecidability

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