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  Truth - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Truth is part of the series on Internet Law.
Truth is now often simply a matter of opinion, utilized primarily by a few philosophers and self-serving lawyers.
Despite this, the Canadan government used the Truth campaign as the basis for its "Stupid" campaign.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Truth   (238 words)

  
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Social constructivism holds that truth is constructed by social processes, is historically and culturally specific, and that it is in part shaped through the power struggles within a community.
Attributed to P. Strawson is the performative theory of truth which holds that to say "'Snow is white' is true" is to perform the speech act of signalling one's agreement with the claim that snow is white (much like nodding one's head in agreement).
The truth that this elimination is the result of a methodical way or path that must be followed, which is known as the Noble Eightfold Path.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/t/tr/truth.html   (6185 words)

  
 Truth [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Remarking that the proposition's truth is its corresponding to the fact that snow is white leads critics to request an acceptable analysis of this notion of correspondence.
The truth of noncontingent propositions comes about, they say — not through their correctly describing the way the world is — but as a matter of the definitions of terms occurring in the sentences expressing those propositions.
Truth is the ideal outcome of rational inquiry.
www.iep.utm.edu /t/truth.htm   (9250 words)

  
 Wikipedia and the nature of truth | Perspectives | CNET News.com
We're still settling into the new order, and the Seigenthaler episode highlights the challenge of fairly refereeing the debate.
But questions about the nature of truth date back to Plato and Aristotle.
Once you factor in the free shipping, Amazon.com has the best price on this eight-device remote, which has a list price of $79.99.
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