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Nonclassical Conceptions of Truth in Polish Philosophy at the Beginning of the 20th Century

  • Katarzyna Kijania-Placek
Part of the Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science book series (LEUS, volume 16)

This paper is about nonclassical theories of truth in Poland at the beginning of the 20th century, both in the Lvov-Warsaw School and outside of it. I shall concentrate on two philosophical approaches which in my opinion are interesting but not commonly known most likely because the relevant papers were written only in Polish: Władysław Biegański’s, whose theory is based on biological evolutionism, and Edward Poznański and Aleksander Wundheiler’s theory of truth in physics.

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Absolute Truth Consensus Criterion Visual Impression Universal Agreement Natural Kind Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katarzyna Kijania-Placek
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  1. 1.Jagiellonian UniversityCracowPoland

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