Truth: Primary Bearers

S. Goldberg*

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The main candidates for being the primary bearers of truth are propositions, sentences, and statements. Here the nature and significance of the debate regarding the primary bearers of truth is characterized, and the virtues and drawbacks of leading candidate positions are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Language & Linguistics
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080448541
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006


  • Context
  • Proposition
  • Sentence token
  • Sentence type
  • Statement
  • Truth-value

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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