Quote: nothing makes sentences and theories true; "My skin is warm" if true iff my skin is warm; no reference to a fact or experience

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what is truth
problems with empirical truth

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The trouble is that the notion of fitting … facts, adds nothing intelligible to the simple concept … The totality of sensory evidence is what we … just what it takes to make our sentences … irritations, not the world, can make a sentence … universe is finite, these facts, if we like … mention of facts. The sentence "My skin is … a fact, a world, an experience, or a … [Donaldson, J Philosophy, 1969].   Google-1   Google-2

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