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Author Campbell, Richard (Richard James), 1939-

Title The concept of truth / Richard Campbell.

Published Basingstoke, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  121 CAMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 260 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-253) and index.
Contents Introduction: truth in trouble -- The linguistic conception of truth -- The functions truth serves -- Truth in action -- Acting truly -- The genesis of representations -- Acts of assertion -- The truth of statements -- The challenge of sceptical relativism -- Truth as faithfulness.
Summary "This book addresses the contemporary disillusion with truth, manifest in sceptical relativism. Contending that all contemporary theories of truth are too narrow, it argues for a novel conception of truth, by showing how error is implicated in the actions of all living things; and by analyzing uses of 'true' in non-linguistic contexts"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Truth.
ISBN 9780230297852 (hbk.)
0230297854 (hbk.)