A Path to a Conception of Symbolic Truth

by Malgorzata Czarnocka
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Publisher: Peter Lang

Series: Towards a Universal Civilization

Publication Date: October 03, 2017

ISBN: 9783631702581

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This book deals with correspondence truth, and offers an explanation of correspondence as a symbolization of reality. The author analyses those basic elements of known correspondence truth theories which are the cause of their inadequacy. She focuses on the theories which try to modify the strongest classical theories and shows that these theories are unable to free themselves from seeing correspondence as copying (mirroring). The book presents a «symbolic» correspondence truth theory claiming that correspondence is a specific kind of symbolisation in a Cassirer-close sense, and correspondence truth is neither a copy, nor any other imitation of reality, but its symbol.