Truth and relevancy

Metatheoria – Revista de Filosofía E Historia de la Ciencia 7:25--30 (2017)
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There are several types of truths. In this paper I focus on semantic truths, and within these on factual truths. These truths are attributed to statements. I review the theory of the truth proposed by Bunge and discuss some problems that it presents. I suggest that a theory of truth of factual statements should be complemented by a theory of relevance, and propose the basic tenets of it. Finally, I briefly discuss the nature of propositions and the problem of scientific truth in the light of the presented semantic theory.



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Gustavo E. Romero
Universidad Nacional de La Plata

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