Coherence Theory of Truth

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Coherence Theory of Truth.

“A theory maintaining that a proposition will be true if it forms part of a system of mutually coherent propositions which is wider than any rival system. The coherence or consistency in question must of course be definable independently of truth, which may be difficult. The theory is favored especially by Objective Idealism, which rejects […]

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Objective Idealism.

“Associated with Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) and his followers, notably in England Francis Herbert Bradley (1846-1924). See also Coherence Theory of Truth. This is a form of idealism whereby, reality, though mental or spiritual, does not depend on the human mind in particular but comprises a single spiritual entity: the Absolute¬†(hence the name, absolute […]

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