Tag: truth

45 Why do I accept some inconsequential claims as "obviously true" without evidence? E.g. "Most people don't like to be hit on the head with a hammer." 2020-02-19T07:03:45.503

33 Why do some people care so much about "empirical truth"? 2018-03-28T16:50:57.690

31 What are the philosophical implications of Gödel's First Incompleteness Theorem? 2011-06-11T16:21:18.887

31 What is the difference (if any) between "not true" and "false"? 2016-10-19T21:38:43.320

30 What is the difference between Fact and Truth? 2013-09-03T04:55:19.107

24 Is mathematics truth? As in the sense of that which is manifest or possible in reality? 2019-09-01T20:43:33.347

22 Motivations for dialetheism? 2011-09-06T15:13:50.247

22 Is the truth a privative? 2011-04-05T15:15:46.710

21 Is scientism a self defeating epistemology? 2013-03-05T15:36:11.650

20 How can we reason about "if P then Q" or "P only if Q" statements in propositional logic? 2012-10-30T18:03:47.387

19 Is everything just an opinion? 2015-05-11T22:28:19.617

17 When it is correct to use Tarski's undefinability theorem versus Gödel's incompleteness theorem? 2011-06-17T17:03:36.753

14 How do quantifiers work in predicate logic? 2012-11-10T17:12:51.043

14 Does every truth have to be provable based on evidence? 2019-11-10T19:18:06.863

13 Is the concept of “knowledge” important for philosophy? 2011-12-09T09:55:20.313

13 What is the relation between proof in mathematics and observation in physics? 2015-12-23T10:57:58.557

12 What makes Humans different from a chemical computer? 2013-05-19T19:56:15.150

12 What are the differences between Tarski's 1933 and 1956 truth definitions? 2013-08-16T07:25:31.970

11 The difference between soundness and completeness 2013-05-24T00:11:28.500

10 What are the philosophical implications of Tarski's truth definition? 2014-05-17T17:30:01.520

10 Shouldn't statements be considered equivalent based on their meaning rather than truth tables? 2015-08-27T18:03:58.980

9 Claims that we know (virtually) nothing - can they be refuted? 2012-02-20T17:24:18.280

9 Is Truth the Primary Epistemic Goal? 2013-03-04T16:08:02.820

9 Supervaluationism and Theories of Truth 2014-07-18T09:17:44.733

9 Why is belief necessary for justified true belief? 2018-09-23T15:30:14.343

8 Have there been any attempts to "redo" epistemology without the factivity of knowledge? 2011-12-20T14:54:04.953

8 Are truth-claims inappropriate? 2012-07-12T05:44:10.973

8 How does Logic define "true" and "false"? 2013-02-08T09:45:40.407

8 Does Fodor present any argument for his use of computable methods in his view of the mind? 2013-09-09T19:21:51.700

8 Roko's Basilisk as Descartes' evil genius? 2014-07-30T22:57:23.387

8 Dynamic concept of "truth" 2018-09-29T12:33:01.207

8 How to disprove "I'm entitled to my opinion" 2018-12-12T01:22:41.930

8 Should truth entail possible truth? 2019-04-12T19:35:22.450

7 In what sense are proofs just arguments that convince us, not arguments that establish truth? 2014-01-12T07:35:38.200

7 Is there such a thing as a 'necessary truth'? 2014-07-10T05:49:55.443

7 How does strong evidence imply truth? 2015-11-17T15:40:10.287

7 Is there modal logic without possible worlds? 2016-02-29T22:09:07.147

7 Is 'truth' abstract or concrete? 2017-06-28T06:29:35.143

7 Would Popper's philosophy become pragmatist without the idea of getting closer to "The Truth"? 2017-11-20T20:40:15.077

7 Is it possible to have truth if objective randomness exists? 2018-04-12T22:03:11.070

7 Is it ethical to research potentially harmful topics? 2019-11-11T22:33:48.553

6 Why do we naturally regard the unfamiliar as ridiculous? 2012-07-10T04:54:05.147

6 Was Karl Popper a "dedicated opponent of all forms of scepticism"? If so, why, or how? 2013-04-01T00:30:19.793

6 what is the practical use of Tarski's Convention T? 2013-11-07T20:23:10.047

6 Why do many people derive comfort from the belief in an objective reality? 2014-04-22T08:16:00.140

6 Are mathematical statements necessary truths? 2014-07-02T01:43:41.317

6 Absolute Truth - Is there existence? 2015-08-04T21:58:29.983

6 What is the current state of the Correspondence Theory of Truth? 2015-10-04T21:52:10.850

6 Is Tarski's theory of truth compatible with intuitionism? 2016-02-22T13:44:26.153

6 Is there a way to avoid Gödel's incompleteness affecting mathematics as a whole? 2016-04-14T19:04:10.200

6 How should we choose between different theories according to Rorty, based on Kuhn? 2016-07-08T21:30:17.993

6 Is finding truth possible? 2017-01-14T09:59:02.777

6 How to Respond to this Argument about Faith? 2017-08-20T16:12:17.250

6 According to St. Thomas Aquinas, do "being" (ens) and "truth" (verum) differ? 2017-10-28T16:07:26.207

6 Do good explanations have to be true? 2018-11-16T11:59:17.497

5 How can we know if God is lying or not? 2011-11-05T08:27:51.417

5 Can something be actually possible yet logically impossible? 2012-06-10T02:32:31.187

5 Aren't rational thinkers falling a prey to a logical fallacy? 2014-05-25T06:01:34.180

5 Why is Tarski's semantic theory of truth formally correct and materially adequate? 2014-07-15T03:28:22.290

5 Did Friedrich Nietzsche believe in "the truth"? 2014-12-02T02:28:06.630

5 Finding a clear difference between truth and fact 2015-07-02T15:10:24.033

5 Truth and wavefunction 2015-11-05T03:44:13.707

5 What is the philosophical difference between "Reality" and "Truth"? 2015-12-08T07:37:16.447

5 Is the claim that atheism is the null hypothesis invalid because it applies a physical measurement to the metaphysical? 2016-04-01T11:20:30.460

5 What makes a relation 'satisfactory' under William James's pragmatist account of truth? 2016-04-23T22:48:46.770

5 Are all self-evident truths necessarily redundant? 2016-04-24T22:52:27.027

5 Tarski's original proof of the undefinability of truth 2016-05-03T11:20:33.423

5 Self-referring propositions 2016-05-28T12:53:04.793

5 Is it possible to have an original thought and express it in english? 2017-01-05T14:34:09.913

5 Have philosophers explored the ideas of accuracy and precision when considering the truth of a statement? 2018-03-18T21:05:38.497

5 Does Reality change when theory change? 2019-01-12T08:19:29.013

5 Is every sentence we write or utter either true or false? 2019-09-06T12:04:56.743

5 Do philosophers think beliefs are bearers of truth-value? 2020-02-19T02:06:33.927

5 How does one distinguish fact and belief? 2021-01-02T23:43:08.030

5 Is it consistent to say "X is possible but false"? 2021-01-05T03:18:52.603

4 What does "the case" mean? 2012-10-25T05:16:30.100

4 How do correspondence theories handle statements like these? 2013-04-15T10:37:11.450

4 Could a scientific unification theory and scientific method itself be misleading? 2014-06-23T07:45:22.260

4 How did Aristotle or St. Thomas resolve the liar's paradox? 2014-09-27T23:58:46.980

4 Can correspondence and coherence views of truth be compatible? 2015-07-16T11:02:53.637

4 Why isn't "I am Bill" a proposition? 2016-07-31T23:11:23.590

4 Did Poincaré misunderstand the nature of a priori truth? 2016-11-14T02:11:00.343

4 Why do we need to know the truth? 2017-01-12T10:05:41.240

4 How can anyone who hasn't realised the truth claim that Mahatma Buddha or any other person in history realised the God or Truth? 2017-01-28T04:39:15.657

4 Can you Define Something in Terms of What is True About it? 2017-08-19T17:55:21.313

4 Motivations for Mathematical Platonism 2017-11-09T14:15:31.023

4 Why are true and false the only truth values used in mathematics? 2018-04-09T03:02:21.530

4 Frege: Truth as an expression of assertoric force 2019-03-05T00:11:59.977

4 Did any philosopher promote a “pure” pragmatic conception of truth? 2019-11-29T18:35:09.763

4 When is it meaningful to say that an undecided conjecture is true or false? 2020-02-04T20:39:42.687

4 Do Mathematics "exist" in some sort of "Reality" that is different from our Physical Reality 2020-02-29T00:45:50.817

4 Are extraordinary first-hand subjective accounts more likely to be true the more people report the same experience? 2020-11-05T00:32:26.620

3 Is uttering a true statement and by that making it false considered lying? 2012-01-09T07:09:41.123

3 What is taken as truth in philosophy? 2014-01-03T20:36:27.713

3 Truth is singular. Its "versions" are mistruths 2014-03-22T03:43:37.710

3 The Truth-Falsehood Dichotomy and Logic 2014-07-01T13:43:03.473

3 English Sentence to Logical Proposition Doubt 2014-12-21T06:26:39.470

3 Do malformed propositions have True/False values? 2015-02-28T21:01:13.533

3 Granted Hume's psychological perspective regarding impressions and ideas, doesn't this make his epistemology obscure? 2016-01-23T00:46:47.377