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[catalogued under 3. Truth / D. Coherence Truth / 1. Coherence Truth]

Full Idea

Contemporary coherence theorists are advancing a theory of justification, not of truth, …with those who argue that truth is also coherence explaining it in terms of ideal coherence, or coherence at the limit of enquiry.

Gist of Idea

Justification needs coherence, while truth might be ideal coherence


Michael Williams (Problems of Knowledge [2001], Ch.10)

Book Reference

Williams,Michael: 'Problems of Knowledge' [OUP 2001], p.118