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Fragmented Truth

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This thesis comprises three main chapters—each comprising one relatively standalone paper. The unifying theme is fragmentalism about truth, which is the view that the predicate “true” either expresses distinct concepts or expresses distinct properties.

In Chapter 1, I provide a formal development of alethic pluralism. Pluralism is the view that there are distinct truth properties associated with distinct domains of subject matter, where a truth property satisfies certain truth-chara...

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University of Oxford
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Oriel College
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University of Oxford
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New College
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University of Oxford
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New College
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-06-27

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