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  • Scientists View Of Truth
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    When You Look For Truth, Do Not Use Your Eyes, But Look Inside Yourself, For Their Lies Truth "When you look for truth, do not use your eyes, but look inside yourself, for their lies truth". Discuss this advice from the point of view of the scientist and the artist, and from your own personal experience. Throughout our life, we are often given advice from countless numbers of people and organizations such as friends, relatives, co-workers, governments, and businesses. The advice which they give ...
  • Most Obvious Truth To Foundation
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    Grace Palley has said, All fiction is a lie, but at the heart of that lie is a truth. This quote directly applies to Issac Asimov's, Foundation. Science Fiction deals with events that did happened, may have happened, or have not yet happened to a certain degree. Foundation has symbolic revelation of corrupt power and the quest for the truth. Foundation, like many science fiction novels, contains symbolism, which reflects the deep core of truth with all lives while outwardly representing improbab...
  • Audiences For Advertisers And Auditors Truth Claims
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    TRUTH AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE PROFESSIONS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF 'TRUTH IN ADVERTISING' AND 'TRUE AND FAIR' FINANCIAL STATEMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA DURING THE PROGRESSIVE ERA Both advertisers and auditors wrestled with the truth of their text during the Progressive Era (1880-1940). Although in North America, advertisers adopted "truth in advertising" as a theme, auditors rejected "true and fair" as a description of financial statements. Auditors instead adopted the weaker statement that financia...
  • Basis For Quine's Logical Empiricism
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    Willard Van Orman Quine "If pressed to supplement Tweedledee's ostensive definition of logic with a discursive definition of the same subject, I would say that logic is the systematic study of the logical truths. Pressed further, I would say that a sentence is logically true if all sentences with its grammatical structure are true ("Quotations from the Writings of Willard Van Orman Quine". )". Often described as the foremost American philosopher of the twentieth century, Willard Van Orman Quine ...
  • Truth Value Of An A Priori Statement
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    By D.C. Burch 4 Nov 1996 Before I can go on to lay out the foundations of my belief system, I think it would be helpful to shed some light on the playing field in which these ideas are to be considered. This playing field is constructed of words and statements, of course, but the precise meaning of "words" and "statements" is often left unclear. I will begin by defining these things as I intend to use them. I will also make a cursory attempt to explain the different types of statements we will e...
  • Differences Between Basic Propositions And Protocol Propositions
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    Moritz Schlick and A.J. Ayer were both logical positivists, and members of the Vienna Circle. They had differing yet concentric views on the foundations of knowledge, and they both shared the quest for truth and certainty. Moritz Schlick believed the all important attempts at establishing a theory of knowledge grow out of the doubt of the certainty of human knowledge. This problem originates in the wish for absolute certainty. A very important idea is the concept of "protocol statements", which ...
  • Idealist Coherence Theory Of Truth
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    Idealism in its philosophical sense, is the view that mind and spiritual values are fundamental in the world as a whole. Idealism came to be used as a philosophical term in Germany during the eighteenth century. This type of philosophy opposed the Empirisistic views of such philosopher's as David Hume, by stating that there are no such things as structural simples, atomism's or external relationships. Idealists argued that the world and our reality is a complex network of smaller parts interconn...
  • True And The Set Text Of Frontline
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    TRUTH "^2 is it ever pure and simple! K. The answer is no. Imagine living in a world of honesty and sincerity and everything said and told was true... Do you honestly think our lives would be the same as they are today in the society we live in... In the 20th century! K Unfortunately the world we live in today is full of corruption... deception... manipulation... and distortion of what really should be the ABSOLUTE TRUTH. Truth is a property of a statement or belief about a fact, with sufficient...

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