CHAPTER 6: TRUTH The concept of truth is one of the most basic concepts in logic. Truth is a matter of correspondence to reality . If you say " Paris is in France ," then your statement is true since Paris is indeed in France. Whereas " Paris is in Japan " is false since it is not the case. When a statement is true, logicians like to say that it has T (truth) as its truth-value . When a statement is false, its truth-value is F (falsehood). If a statement is neither true nor false, then we say it lacks a truth-value . Æ RELATIVISM : Relativism is the view that there is no objective truth , and that truth is always a matter of perspective or opinion . However, this extreme position is difficult to defend. · If relativism is objectively true , then " Either relativism is true or 1 + 1=2 " is another objective truth. So, there cannot be just one objective truth! On the other hand, if relativism is true only relative to some persp
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