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Description - Aristotle on Truth by Paolo Crivelli

Aristotle's theory of truth, which has been the most influential account of the concept of truth from Antiquity onwards, spans several areas of philosophy: philosophy of language, logic, ontology and epistemology. In this 2004 book, Paolo Crivelli discusses all the main aspects of Aristotle's views on truth and falsehood. He analyses in detail the main relevant passages, addresses some well-known problems of Aristotelian semantics, and assesses Aristotle's theory from the point of view of modern analytic philosophy. In the process he discusses most of the literature on Aristotle's semantic theory to have appeared in the last two centuries. His book vindicates and clarifies the often repeated claim that Aristotle's is a correspondence theory of truth. It will be of interest to a wide range of readers working in both ancient philosophy and modern philosophy of language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521036474
ISBN-10: 052103647X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 356
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paolo Crivelli

Paolo Crivelli is Fellow and Tutor in Classical Philosophy at New College, Oxford. He has published articles on Plato's logic and epistemology, Aristotle's philosophical logic, and Stoic logic.

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