[ilds] The solace of such work. . . .and truth

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Sat Sep 15 14:11:57 PDT 2007


Why not try to restrict it to our relationship, 
our reaction, our answers, our critique on the 
writing of LD.
That way we do two things: we stick to the initial 
subject matter, we implicate ourselves in our 
statements and observations, past and future.
Marc Piel

william godshalk wrote:
> The Wikipedia has this opener:
> 
> The meaning <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_field> of the word 
> truth extends from honesty <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honesty>, good 
> faith <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_faith>, and sincerity 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sincerity> in general, to agreement with 
> fact <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fact> or reality 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reality> in particular. [1] 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truth#_note-0> The term has no single 
> definition <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definition> about which the 
> majority of professional philosophers and scholars agree. Various 
> theories <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theories> of truth, usually 
> involving different definitions, continue to be debated. There are 
> differing claims on such questions as what constitutes truth; how to 
> define and identify truth; the roles that revealed and acquired 
> knowledge play; and whether truth is subjective, relative, objective, or 
> absolute. This article introduces the various perspectives and claims, 
> both today and throughout history.
> 
> It may be a good place to begin a discussion of "truth." What is truth? 
> said Jesting Pilate and would not stay for an answer.
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