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Truth in the 19th and 20th Centuries

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Part of the Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science book series (LEUS, volume 45)

Abstract

Views on truth of German and Austrian philosophers (among others, Lotze, Fries, Erdmann, Mauthner, Bolzano, Brentano, Frege) as well as British philosophers (Bradley, Joachim, Russell) are presented in this chapter. As Tarski as a mathematician and philosopher grew up in Poland, the special section is devoted to truth-definitions put forward by some Polish philosophers and logicians of the 20th century. The last section contains a sample of definitions circulating in philosophy in the last hundred years—most definitions are taken from analytic philosophy.

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  1. 1.Jagiellonian University (prof. emeritus)KrakówPoland
  2. 2.University of Information, Technology and ManagementRzeszowPoland

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