Reducing Truth Through Meaning
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Horwich has attempted to combine an anti-reductionist deflationism about sentential truth with a reductionist theory of meaning. Price has argued that this combination is inconsistent, but his argument is fallacious. In this paper I attempt to repair Price’s argument.
KeywordsRelational Reduction Naturalistic Property Naturalistic Feature Propositional Truth Reductive Base
Thanks to Timothy Button, Christina Cameron, Paul Horwich, Steven Methven, Michael Potter, Huw Price, Adam Stewart-Wallace and everyone at the Serious Metaphysics Group.
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