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 term 'coherence' in the phrase 'coherence theory of truth' has never been
very precisely defined. The most we can say by way of a general definition is that
Specifically, a Coherence Theory of Truth will claim that a proposition is true if
and only if it coheres with ___. For example ...
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Jun 14, 2015 ... An explication of the Coherence theory of truth, including different version of
coherence theories of truth, including idealistic theistic coherence, ...
To many thinkers the weak point of pure coherence theories is that they fail to
include a proper sense of the way in which actual systems of belief are sustained
The coherence theory of truth emerged in the work of Immanuel Kant at the end
of the eighteenth century. Kantian philosophy became increasingly well known ...
This thesis explores four contemporary accounts of knowledge and
understanding that highlight the importance of coherence as a major factor in
In this chapter, a set of replies to Richard Rorty's then‐pragmatist criticisms,
Davidson defends a coherence theory of truth that is not incompatible but in fact ...