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Single Idea 2797

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / E. Nature of Metaphysics / 3. Metaphysical Systems]

Full Idea

As our system grows in coherence, the interrelations between its parts becomes tighter and tighter; at the limit contingent truth vanishes, leaving only necessary truth.

Gist of Idea

As coherence expands its interrelations become steadily tighter, culminating only in necessary truth

Source

Jonathan Dancy (Intro to Contemporary Epistemology [1985], 14.7)

Book Reference

Dancy,Jonathan: 'Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology' [Blackwell 1985], p.225