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Realism, understanding and truth

Khlentzos, Drew M.


Realism, as Michael Dummett understands it, is a thesis about the meanings of sentences of a natural language. The Realist's thesis is that the correct model of meaning for those sentences is a truth-conditional one. Dummett has sought to prove that Realism thus defined faces insuperable objections. Those objections centre around the communicability of the Realist’s truth-conditions - how, when these truth-conditions are ones that can obtain without speakers being aware that they do, could...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-25
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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