identity theory of truth


identity theory of truth

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  • truth —    by James Williams   Deleuze s work is opposed to the coherence theory of truth and to the correspondence theory of truth. The first claims that the truth of a proposition depends on its coherence with some other propositions. The second claims …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • truth —    by James Williams   Deleuze s work is opposed to the coherence theory of truth and to the correspondence theory of truth. The first claims that the truth of a proposition depends on its coherence with some other propositions. The second claims …   The Deleuze dictionary

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  • Identity formation — is the process of the development of the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity (known as personal continuity) in a particular stage of life in which individual characteristics are possessed by which a person is… …   Wikipedia


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