Coherence theory of truth regards truth as coherence within some specified set of
sentences, propositions or beliefs. There is no single set of such "logical ...
Sep 3, 1996 ... A coherence theory of truth states that the truth of any (true) proposition consists
in its coherence with some specified set of propositions.
A coherence theory bases the truth of a belief on the degree to which it coheres ("
hangs together") with all the other beliefs in a system of beliefs (typically one ...
The Coherence Theory of Truth says: a belief is true when we are able to
incorporate it in an orderly and logical manner into a larger and complex system
What is the Logic and the Philosophy of Language?
The two fields Logic and the Philosophy of Language are often treated separately, but they are nevertheless close enough that they are presented together here. The Philosophy of Language, on the other hand, involves ... More »
The Correspondence Theory and the Semantic Theory account for the truth of a
proposition as arising out of a relationship ...
the theory of truth that every true statement, insofar as it is true, describes its
subject in the totality of its relationship with all other things. Expand. Compare ...
The coherence theory is one of the two traditional theories of truth, the other
being the correspondence theory. The coherence theory is characteristic of the
This thesis explores four contemporary accounts of knowledge and
understanding that highlight the importance of coherence as a major factor in
Apr 25, 2012 ... The correspondence theory states that "a proposition must correspond with a fact
or event" in order to be acknowledged as truth. For example ...