Truth

Truth: Truth is not an end state, but a process of more coherently inclusive taking into account: With way stations of soundness, that is, consistency with available evidence, other statements and requirements of life support systems. See also Validity. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John… Read More

Truth-functional sentence

Truth-functional sentence: Any sentence whose truth-value is a function of the values of its component sentences. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11. 

Truth-table definition

Truth-table definition: A type of definition for logical operators based on an exhaustive listing of the truth-value of sentences formed by those operators. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford,… Read More

Truth-table test

Truth-table test: A type of test for tautologousness of truth-functional sentences. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.