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The Truth Rule: Definitional or Essential?

  • Maryam Ebrahimi DinaniEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11939)

Abstract

This paper is about the norm of truth for assertion, which I henceforth call “The Truth Rule”, and is formulated as follows: “One ought to assert only what is true”. I argue that The Truth Rule as thus formulated is a norm for assertion in a specific sense. I defend the view that assertion is, by its nature, governed by the rule according to which one ought to assert only what is true.

Keywords

Assertion Truth Constitutive rules 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Jean Nicod, PSLParisFrance

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