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dc.contributor.authorSullivan, Peteren_UK
dc.contributor.authorJohnston, Colinen_UK
dc.contributor.editorGlanzberg, Men_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Our aim in this chapter is to outline a story that ought to be familiar and unsurprising, one that traces the fate of the correspondence theory of truth from its adoption by Russell in ‘On the Nature of Truth and Falsehood’ (1910) to its repudiation by Ramsey in ‘Facts and Propositions’ (1927). Central episodes in this story are indeed very familiar. But commonly held views of them, when placed one after the other, make for a story that is more surprising and less coherent than it should be: slightly misplaced emphasis at the beginning, regarding Russell’s reasons for adopting his new theories of judgement and truth, sets things off in a direction that leads to simple error in the middle, regarding Wittgenstein’s views in the Tractatus; this error then calls for a sudden and inexplicable plot-twist in the transition to the final chapter, regarding Ramsey’s position, which in consequence is bungled.en_UK
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen_UK
dc.relationSullivan P & Johnston C (2018) Judgments, Facts, and Propositions: Theories of Truth in Russell, Wittgenstein, and Ramsey. In: Glanzberg M (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Truth. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 150-192.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOxford Handbooksen_UK
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dc.titleJudgments, Facts, and Propositions: Theories of Truth in Russell, Wittgenstein, and Ramseyen_UK
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dc.rights.embargoreason[PMS-CJ paper for OUP Truth Handbook.pdf] Until this work is formally published there will be an embargo on the full text of this work.en_UK
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dc.citation.btitleThe Oxford Handbook of Truthen_UK
dc.subject.tagHistory of Early Analytic Philosophyen_UK
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