Author: Alexander Bown

1 Introduction Epicurus’ views on truth and falsehood have not received the attention they deserve. What notions of truth and falsehood did he have, and what accounts did he give of them? What, in his view, is it for something to be true or false, and what features of the world make it so

In: Phronesis

Diego, one on future directions for the philosophy of religion and the other on the role of truth in understanding religion, 2 with both followed up more formally nine months later in panel presentations at the XXI World Congress of the IAHR at Erfurt in 2015.What follows in this issue of Method

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion
Author: Charles Bolyard

-evident’ propositions (propositions per se notae ), doesn’t readily exhibit the firm, foundational grounding that many anti-skeptics require. 2 But by looking to his scattered discussions of certainty, and his more focused discussion of truth, a theory cleansed of most skeptical elements begins finally to emerge. As

In: Vivarium

linguistic meaning and ask how they color a range of issues of interest to scholars of religion. The so-called truth-conditional approach makes truth basic. It trades on the thought that we sometimes or perhaps often know what someone has said when we know what it would be for what she has said to be true

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion
Author: Lars Albinus

understanding sentential meaning does not imply a concept of truth (whether explicitly employed or tacitly implied), but that it takes a competent use of language to understand “truth” as a concept. From a premise of shared interests in the relation between truth and religion, I shall try to bring out what it

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/156916410X524448 Research in Phenomenology 40 (2010) 331–362 brill.nl/rp R e s e a r c h i n P h e n o m e n o l o g y The Art of Truth Gregory Schufreider Louisiana State University Abstract In The Truth in Painting , Derrida insists that

In: Research in Phenomenology

understood as arguments . After this, I’ll focus specifically on those features of Kuukkanen’s proposal that are most relevant for our purposes: (1) the relationship between historiographical theses and truth, and (2) its standards of historiographical evaluation. The jumping-off point for postnarrativism