THUNK – 160. Theories of Truth, Part 2

We default to correspondence theory to explain how truth works…could that be a relic of Enlightenment values?

-Links for the Curious-

These videos on theories of truth are both largely due to Simon Blackburn’s amazing book “On Truth,” which I highly recommend! It was recommended to me by my friend Mark Linsenmayer, whose philosophy podcast “The Partially Examined Life” is the best damned philosophy podcast on the internet.

SEP – Truth (Glansberg, 2018) – plato.stanford.edu/entries/truth/

SEP – Richard Rorty (Ramberg, 2007) – plato.stanford.edu/entries/rorty/

SEP – The Deflationary Theory of Truth (Stoljar, 2010) – plato.stanford.edu/entries/truth-deflationary/

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