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Re: [ontolog-forum] {Disarmed} Reality and Truth

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From: Waclaw Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 18:06:17 +0200
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Waclaw Kusnierczyk wrote:
> John F. Sowa wrote:
>> Aristotle gave one of the best definitions of truth and falsity,
>> which is still much better than 99% of what people have been
>> saying in this thread:
>>    To say of what is that it is not, or of what is not that
>>    it is, is false, while to say of what is that it is, and
>>    of what is not that it is not, is true. (Metaphysics IV, 7).
> Sounds good, but here reality is defined in terms of truth, and thus 
> defining truth in terms of (correspondence to) reality is inevitably 
> circular.    (01)

Oops, I was to quick here ;)    (02)

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