New Waves in Truth

New Waves in Truth

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What is truth? Philosophers are interested in a range of issues involving the concept of truth beginning with what sorts of things can be true. This is a collection of eighteen new and original research papers on truth and other alethic phenomena by twenty of the most promising young scholars working on truth today.
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  • Paperback | 319 pages
  • 136 x 210 x 24mm | 421.84g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2010 ed.
  • XII, 319 p.
  • 0230229980
  • 9780230229983
  • 872,499

About Cory D. Wright

BRADLEY ARMOUR-GARB is Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, State University of New York, Albany, USA
BERIT BROGAARD is Associate Professor, Philosophy Department University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA and RSSS Visiting Fellow, Philosophy Program, Australian National University, Australia
JOHN COLLINS is Lecturer, School of Philosophy, University of East Anglia, UK
NIC DAMNJANOVIC is Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Western Australia, Australia
DALE DORSEY is Assistant Professor& Graduate Advisor, Department of Philosophy, University of Kansas, USA
MATTI EKLUND is Associate Professor, Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University, USA
PATRICK GREENOUGH is Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews and Associate Fellow, Arche Research Centre, UK
CLAIRE HORISK is Assistant Professor& Graduate Advisor, Department of Philosophy, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
ADAM KOVACH is Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Marymount University, USA
DAN LOPEZ DE SA is ICREA Reseacher, LOGOS, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain and Associate Fellow, Arche Research Centre, UK
PATRICIA MARINO is Associate Professor& Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Canada
DOUGLAS PATTERSON is Associate Professor at Philosophy Department, Kansas State University, USA and Institut fur Philosophie, Universitat Leipzig, Germany
GURPREET RATTAN is Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Canada
GILLIAN RUSSELL is Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis, USA and Visiting Research Fellow, Tilburg Institute for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Universiteit van Tilburg, The Netherlands
KEVIN SCHARP is Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Ohio State University, Marion, USA
MARK SCHROEDER is Associate Professor& Graduate Director, Department of Philosophy, University of Southern California, USA
CHASE B. WRENN is Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama, USA
JAMES A. WOODBRIDGE is Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
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Table of contents

Series Editors' Preface Notes on the Editors List of Contributors PART I: DEFLATIONISM AND BEYOND Truth as Conceptually Primitive; D.Patterson Rejectionism about Truth; M.Eklund New Wave Deflationism; N.Damnjanovic Why Deflationists should be Pretense Theorists (and Perhaps Already Are); B.Armour-Garb & J.A.Woodbridge PART II: ASCRIPTION, ATTRIBUTION, PREDICATION Compendious Assertion and Natural Language (Generalized) Quantification: A Problem for Deflationary Truth; J.Collins Explicit Truth Ascriptions; C.Horisk PART III: TRUTH VALUES Deflationism and Gaps; P.Greenough Falsity; K.Scharp PART IV: THE VALUE OF TRUTH Metarepresentation and the Cognitive Value of the Concept of Truth; G.Rattan Truth, Autonomy, and the Plurality of Goods; A.Kovach True Belief is not Instrumentally Valuable; C.B.Wrenn PART V: REALISM AND CORRESPONDENCE The Makings of Truth: Realism, Response-dependence, and Relativism; D.Lopez de Sa Truth, Pluralism, Monism, Correspondence; C.D.Wright & N.J.L.L.Pedersen Representation-Friendly Deflationism versus Modest Correspondence; P.Marino PART VI: KINDS OF TRUTH AND TRUTH-APT DISCOURSE Truth and Error in Morality; D.Dorsey Perspectival Truth and Color Primitivism; B.Brogaard A New Problem for the Linguistic Doctrine of Necessary Truth; G.Russell How to be an Expressivist about Truth; M.Schroeder Index
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