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Ideas of Cheryl Misak, by Text

[Canadian, fl. 2009, Professor at the University of Toronto.]

2007 Introduction to 'New Pragmatists'
p.2 p.2 Modern pragmatism sees objectivity as possible, despite its gradual evolution
2007 Pragmatism and Deflationism
1 p.69 For pragmatists the loftiest idea of truth is just a feature of what remains forever assertible
2 p.73 Deflating the correspondence theory doesn't entail deflating all the other theories
2 p.74 'True' is used for emphasis, clarity, assertion, comparison, objectivity, meaning, negation, consequence...
2 p.74 Truth makes disagreements matter, or worth settling
2 n10 p.75 Disquotation is bivalent
2 n7 p.72 Disquotationalism resembles a telephone directory
3 p.77 'That's true' doesn't just refer back to a sentence, but implies sustained evidence for it
3 p.77 Deflationism isn't a theory of truth, but an account of its role in natural language
3 p.79 Truth isn't a grand elusive property, if it is just the aim of our assertions and inquiries
4 p.81 Disquotations says truth is assertion, and assertion proclaims truth - but what is 'assertion'?
4 p.86 Truth is proper assertion, but that has varying standards
4 p.87 The anti-realism debate concerns whether indefeasibility is a plausible aim of inquiry