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The Metaphysics of Truth

Douglas Edwards

Abstract

What is truth? What role does truth play in the connections between language and the world? What is the relationship between truth and being? The Metaphysics of Truth tackles these fundamental philosophical questions and develops a distinctive metaphysical worldview. Moreover, it does so in a climate where the traditionally central issue of the nature of truth has diminished in significance due to the rise of deflationary and primitivist views, which deny that there are interesting and informative things to say about truth. This book responds to these views, and demonstrates the importance of ... More

Keywords: truth, existence, pluralism, deflationism, primitivism, reference, superassertibility, social ontology, predicates, properties

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198758693
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198758693.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas Edwards, author
Utica College, New York