November 4, 2019

The metaphysics of truth

Some people find it very rude to hear somebody say that truth doesn’t exist. However, truth doesn’t exist. Truth is not a being: speaking of truth is just one of various ways to add the predicate ‘true’ to a proposition. Expressing truth In ordinary language, the metaphysical status of ‘truth’ is very much messed around with. “John tells the truth” […]
November 14, 2019

The epistemology of truth

After previously discussing if truth exists (The metaphysics of truth), this article focuses on the question if truth can be known. What can I know about my brown table? Under what conditions can we consider ‘true’ to be a predicate or to express a relation between facts? How is truth created? Ancients and Christians The source of truth has long […]
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