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  1. S. C. A. (1974). The Coherence Theory of Truth. Review of Metaphysics 27 (4):810-811.
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  2. Simon Blackburn (2005). Truth: A Guide. Oxford University Press.
    The author of the highly popular book Think, which Time magazine hailed as "the one book every smart person should read to understand, and even enjoy, the key questions of philosophy," Simon Blackburn is that rara avis--an eminent thinker who is able to explain philosophy to the general reader. Now Blackburn offers a tour de force exploration of what he calls "the most exciting and engaging issue in the whole of philosophy"--the age-old war over truth. The front lines of this (...)
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  3. Brand Blanshard (2001). Coherence as the Nature of Truth. In Michael P. Lynch (ed.), The Nature of Truth: Classic and Contemporary Perspectives. The Mit Press. 103--121.
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  4. F. Bradley (1914). Essays on Truth and Reality. Clarendon Press.
    Bradley's metaphysical views, akin to those of Hegel, with a special emphasis on the internal relations of the Absolute are developed at length in Appearance ...
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  5. F. H. Bradley (1893/1969). Appearance and Reality. Clarendon Press.
  6. Manuel Bremer, In Coherence with the Data.
    Coherence theories are regularly confronted with the objection that there can be many coherent systems, so that mere coherence is said to be insufficient as either the defining element of truth or even as a working criterion of truth. This objection has been called the “master objection”. If someone is taking coherence not only as a criterion supporting the truth of a theory, but as an ingredient to a definition of “true” she has to attack the master objection straight on.
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  7. Otavio Bueno & Steven French (2005). A Coherence Theory of Truth. Manuscrito 28 (2):263-290.
    In this paper, we provide a new formulation of a coherence theory of truth using the resources of the partial structures approach -— in particular the notions of partial structure and quasi-truth. After developing this new formulation, we apply the resulting theory to the philosophy of mathematics, and argue that it can be used to develop a new account of nominalism in mathematics. This application illustrates the strength and usefulness of the proposed formulation of a coherence theory of truth.
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  8. Stewart Candlish (1999). A Prolegomenon to an Identity Theory of Truth. Philosophy 74 (2):199-220.
    Most recent discussions of truth ignore the fact that a few philosophers, past and present, have flirted with and sometimes openly subscribed to an identity theory, according to which a proposition's being true consists in its identity with the reality it is supposedly about. This neglect is probably due to the theory's counter-intuitiveness: it faces obvious and fundamental objections. The aim of this paper is to consider these objections and decide if there is a version of the theory which can (...)
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  9. Stewart Candlish (1989). The Truth About F. H. Bradley. Mind 98 (391):331-348.
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  10. Darrel E. Christensen (1967). The Coherence Theory of Truth. Journal of the History of Philosophy 5 (2):193-194.
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  11. L. Jonathan Cohen (1978). The Coherence Theory of Truth. Philosophical Studies 34 (4):351 - 360.
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  12. Charles B. Cross (1995). Probability, Evidence, and the Coherence of the Whole Truth. Synthese 103 (2):153 - 170.
    The coherence of the whole truth is a presupposition of any holistic coherence theory of justification that postulates a positive connection between justification and truth, for unless the whole truth is itself systemically coherent there is no reason to look for systemic coherence when deciding whether one is justified in accepting a given body of beliefs as true. This paper develops a formal model of holistic evidential coherence and uses this model to formalize and defend the claim that the whole (...)
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  13. Newton da Costa, Otávio Bueno & Steven French (2007). A coherence theory of truth/Uma teoria coerentista da verdade. Manuscrito 30 (2):539-568.
    In this paper, we provide a new formulation of a coherence theory of truth using the resources of the partial structures approach − in particular the notions of partial structure and quasi-truth. After developing this new formulation, we apply the resulting theory to the philosophy of mathematics, and argue that it can be used to develop a new account of nominalism in mathematics. This application illustrates the strength and usefulness of the proposed formulation of a coherence theory of truth.Neste artigo, (...)
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  14. Newton da Costa, Otávio Bueno & Steven French (2005). A Coherence Theory of Truth. Manuscrito 28 (2):263-290.
    In this paper, we provide a new formulation of a coherence theory of truth using the resources of the partial structures approach − in particular the notions of partial structure and quasi-truth. After developing this new formulation, we apply the resulting theory to the philosophy of mathematics, and argue that it can be used to develop a new account of nominalism in mathematics. This application illustrates the strength and usefulness of the proposed formulation of a coherence theory of truth.
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  15. Nic Damnjanovic & Stewart Candlish, The Myth of the Coherence Theory of Truth.
    Although its use is not universal, there is a map of the logical space of theories of truth that is widely applied. According to this map, the most foundational divide amongst theories of truth is that between deflationary and inflationary theories, where, roughly, the former hold that truth is an insubstantial, logical property of little philosophical interest and the latter that it is a substantial property suitable for philosophical attention. Amongst the inflationary theories, there are other fundamental divisions. For example, (...)
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  16. Francis W. Dauer (1974). In Defense of the Coherence Theory of Truth. Journal of Philosophy 71 (21):791-811.
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  17. Marian David (1997). Review of F. Schmitt: Truth, A Primer. [REVIEW] Philosophical Review 106 (3):441-443.
  18. Donald Davidson (1986). A Coherence Theory of Truth and Knowledge. In Ernest LePore (ed.), Truth and Interpretation. Perspectives on the Philosophy of Donald Davidson. Basil Blackwell. 307-319.
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  19. Donald Davidson (1969). True to the Facts. Journal of Philosophy 66 (21):748-764.
  20. Dale Dorsey (2006). A Coherence Theory of Truth in Ethics. Philosophical Studies 127 (3):493 - 523.
    Quine argues, in “On the Nature of Moral Values” that a coherence theory of truth is the “lot of ethics”. In this paper, I do a bit of work from within Quinean theory. Specifically, I explore precisely what a coherence theory of truth in ethics might look like and what it might imply for the study of normative value theory generally. The first section of the paper is dedicated to the exposition of a formally correct coherence truth predicate, the possibility (...)
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  21. James B. Freeman & Charles B. Daniels (1978). Maximal Propositions and the Coherence Theory of Truth. Dialogue 17 (01):56-71.
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  22. Michael Glanzberg, Truth. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    Truth is one of the central subjects in philosophy. It is also one of the largest. Truth has been a topic of discussion in its own right for thousands of years. Moreover, a huge variety of issues in philosophy relate to truth, either by relying on theses about truth, or implying theses about truth.
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  23. Paul Healy (1988). Kant, Blanshard, and the Coherence Theory of Truth. Idealistic Studies 18 (3):266-274.
    Against blanshard's classic argument for coherence, i maintain that coherence is neither the sole criterion nor nature of truth. in the face of blanshard's insistence that, since truth cannot be a matter of correspondence it must necessarily be a matter of coherence, i propose and defend a third option which combines the two polar positions. i develop this option through analysis of kant's writings on truth.
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  24. R. E. Jennings & P. K. Schotch (1984). The Preservation of Coherence. Studia Logica 43 (1-2):89 - 106.
    It is argued that the preservation of truth by an inference relation is of little interest when premiss sets are contradictory. The notion of a level of coherence is introduced and the utility of modal logics in the semantic representation of sets of higher coherence levels is noted. It is shown that this representative role cannot be transferred to first order logic via frame theory since the modal formulae expressing coherence level restrictions are not first order definable. Finally, an inference (...)
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  25. Haig Khatchadourian (1961). The Coherence Theory of Truth. Beirut, American University.
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  26. Chʻang-ho Kim (ed.) (2005). Chilli Chʻŏngbaji: Nae Ka Anŭn Kŏt I Chilli Ilkka? Ungjin Chisik Hausŭ.
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  27. R. L. Kirkham (1992). Theories of Truth: A Critical Introduction. Mit Press.
  28. Wolfgang Künne (2003). Conceptions of Truth. Oxford University Press.
    Truth is one of the most debated topics in philosophy; Wolfgang Kunne presents a comprehensive critical examination of all major theories, from Aristotle to the present day. He argues that it is possible to give a satisfactory 'modest' account of truth without invoking problematic notions like correspondence, fact, or meaning. The clarity of exposition and the wealth of examples will make Conceptions of Truth an invaluable and stimulating guide for advanced students and scholars.
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  29. Catherine Legg (2014). Charles Peirce's Limit Concept of Truth. Philosophy Compass 9 (3):204-213.
    This entry explores Charles Peirce's account of truth in terms of the end or ‘limit’ of inquiry. This account is distinct from – and arguably more objectivist than – views of truth found in other pragmatists such as James and Rorty. The roots of the account in mathematical concepts is explored, and it is defended from objections that it is (i) incoherent, (ii) in its faith in convergence, too realist and (iii) in its ‘internal realism’, not realist enough.
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  30. Keith Lehrer (2005). Coherence and the Truth Connection. Erkenntnis 63 (3):413 - 423.
    There is an objection to coherence theories of knowledge to the effect that coherence is not connected with truth, so that when coherence leads to truth this is just a matter of luck. Coherence theories embrace falliblism, to be sure, but that does not sustain the objection. Coherence is connected with truth by principles of justified acceptance that explain the connection between coherence and truth. Coherence is connected with truth by explanatory principle, not just luck.
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  31. Ernest LePore (ed.) (1986). Truth and Interpretation: Perspectives on the Philosophy of Donald Davidson. Cambridge: Blackwell.
  32. M. P. Lynch (2001). The Nature of Truth: From the Classic to the Contemporary. The Mit Press.
  33. Michael P. Lynch (2009). Truth as One and Many. Clarendon Press.
    What is truth? Michael Lynch defends a bold new answer to this question. Traditional theories of truth hold that truth has only a single uniform nature. All truths are true in the same way. More recent deflationary theories claim that truth has no nature at all; the concept of truth is of no real philosophical importance. In this concise and clearly written book, Lynch argues that we should reject both these extremes and hold that truth is a functional property. To (...)
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  34. Donald Mcqueen (1974). The Coherence Theory of Truth. Philosophical Books 15 (1):18-21.
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  35. Alex C. Michalos (1974). Book Review:The Coherence Theory of Truth Nicholas Rescher. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 41 (3):298-.
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  36. Myra M. Milburn (1970). Benedetto Croce's Coherence Theory of Truth. Torino,Edizioni Di Filosofia.
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  37. Thomas Nenon (1994). Limitations of a Coherence Theory of Truth in Kant's Critical Philosophy. International Studies in Philosophy 26 (2):33-50.
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  38. Erik J. Olsson (2005). Against Coherence: Truth, Probability, and Justification. Oxford University Press.
    It is tempting to think that, if a person's beliefs are coherent, they are also likely to be true. This truth conduciveness claim is the cornerstone of the popular coherence theory of knowledge and justification. Erik Olsson's new book is the most extensive and detailed study of coherence and probable truth to date. Setting new standards of precision and clarity, Olsson argues that the value of coherence has been widely overestimated. Provocative and readable, Against Coherence will make stimulating reading for (...)
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  39. Erik J. Olsson (2002). What is the Problem of Coherence and Truth? Journal of Philosophy 99 (5):246-272.
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  40. Scott D. Palmer (1982). Blanshard, Rescher, and the Coherence Theory of Truth. Idealistic Studies 12 (3):211-230.
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  41. Nicholas Rescher (1973). The Coherence Theory of Truth. Oxford,Clarendon Press.
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  42. William Roche (2013). On the Truth-Conduciveness of Coherence. Erkenntnis:1-19.
    I argue that coherence is truth-conducive in that coherence implies an increase in the probability of truth. Central to my argument is a certain principle for transitivity in probabilistic support. I then address a question concerning the truth-conduciveness of coherence as it relates to (something else I argue for) the truth-conduciveness of consistency, and consider how the truth-conduciveness of coherence bears on coherentist theories of justification.
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  43. William A. Roche (2010). Coherentism, Truth, and Witness Agreement. Acta Analytica 25 (2):243-257.
    Coherentists on epistemic justification claim that all justification is inferential, and that beliefs, when justified, get their justification together (not in isolation) as members of a coherent belief system. Some recent work in formal epistemology shows that “individual credibility” is needed for “witness agreement” to increase the probability of truth and generate a high probability of truth. It can seem that, from this result in formal epistemology, it follows that coherentist justification is not truth-conducive, that it is not the case (...)
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  44. James A. Ryan (1998). A Defense of the Coherence Theory of Truth. Philosophia 26 (3-4):89-101.
    I argue that coherentists can admit that there are facts about what systems of beliefs communities accept, without being committed to the claim that these facts are the truth conditions of sentences about what communities accept. (edited).
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  45. Frederick F. Schmitt (ed.) (2003). Theories of Truth. Blackwell Pub..
  46. K. H. Sievers (1996). F.H. Bradley and the Coherence Theory of Truth. Bradley Studies 2 (2):82-103.
    The aim of this dissertation is to present a systematic account of F. H. Bradley's philosophy in so far as it is relevant to an understanding of his conception of the nature and criterion of truth. I argue that, for Bradley, the nature of truth is the identity of thought with reality given in immediate experience. There is no absolute separation between thought and its object. Bradley therefore rejects both the correspondence theory and epistemological realism. Thought is not just a (...)
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  47. Richard Sylvan (1990). On Making a Coherence Theory of Truth True. Philosophica 46.
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  48. Paul Thagard (2007). Coherence, Truth, and the Development of Scientific Knowledge. Philosophy of Science 74 (1):28-47.
    What is the relation between coherence and truth? This paper rejects numerous answers to this question, including the following: truth is coherence; coherence is irrelevant to truth; coherence always leads to truth; coherence leads to probability, which leads to truth. I will argue that coherence of the right kind leads to at least approximate truth. The right kind is explanatory coherence, where explanation consists in describing mechanisms. We can judge that a scientific theory is progressively approximating the truth if it (...)
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  49. Alberto Vanzo (2008). Sull'interpretazione coerentista della concezione kantiana della verità. Studi Kantiani 21:77-95.
    This paper argues that Kant, in his Critical period, did not have a coherence theory of truth. The paper outlines three coherence theories of truth and two coherence theories of empirical truth that Kant might have adopted. The three theories of truth are incompatible with Kant's texts. The two theories of empirical truth are compatible with the texts. However, there are no convincing reasons to hold that Kant adopted those theories.
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  50. L. M. W. (1963). The Coherence Theory of Truth: A Critical Evaluation. [REVIEW] Review of Metaphysics 17 (1):147-148.
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