The Nature of Truth

In Leni Garcia (ed.), Exploring the Philosophical Terrain. C&E Publishing. pp. 38–50 (2013)

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Robert James M. Boyles
De La Salle University
Mark Anthony Dacela
De La Salle University
Jeremiah Joven Joaquin
De La Salle University
Abstract
This article surveys different philosophical theories about the nature of truth. We give much importance to truth; some demand to know it, some fear it, and others would even die for it. But what exactly is truth? What is its nature? Does it even have a nature in the first place? When do we say that some truth-bearers are true? Philosophers offer varying answers to these questions. In this article, some of these answers are explored and some of the problems raised against them are presented.
Keywords correspondence theory  coherence theory  anti-realist theory  pragmatic theory  deflationist theory  truth
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