truth claim

noun Pragmatism.

a hypothesis not yet verified by experience.


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Example sentences from the Web for truth claim

  • The correspondence theory, then, does not test the truth-claim of the assertion; it only gives a fresh definition of it.

    Pragmatism|D.L. Murray
  • The intellectualist accounts of truth have all failed to make this vital distinction between 'truth-claim' and validated truth.

    Pragmatism|D.L. Murray
  • Thus, once again, we find that an account of truth-claim is being foisted on us in place of a description of truth-testing.

    Pragmatism|D.L. Murray
  • Initially, then, every judgment is a truth-claim, and this claim is merely formal.

    Pragmatism|D.L. Murray