The classic and contemporary readings in this collection represent the four
most influential theories of truth – correspondence, pragmatist, coherence,
and deflationary theories.
-A collection of classic and contemporary philosophical reflections on the
nature of truth.
-Opens with an introduction to theories of truth, designed for readers with
little or no prior knowledge of the subject.
-Divided into four sections on the most important theories of truth -
correspondence, pragmatist, coherence, and deflationary theories.
-Brings together articles in the recent debate over the correspondence
theory and deflationism that are not otherwise available in one place.
-Includes contributions by C.S. Peirce, William James, Bertrand Russell,
Alfred Tarski, Hartry Field, Dorothy Grover, Anil Gupta and others.
-Concludes with an extensive bibliography of recent articles on truth.