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Monday, April 27, 2015

Definitions for veridical

  1. truthful; veracious.
  2. corresponding to facts; not illusory; real; actual; genuine.

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Citations for veridical
To answer that question, consider all those worlds in which Macbeth's current visual state is veridical. Gregory Currie, The Nature of Fiction, 1990
Noe and Cohen and Meskin are right that ordinary experiences frequently include veridical perspectival content, but ordinary and not-so-ordinary cases of perception may also be deficient in veridical perspectival content. Casey O'Callaghan, Sounds: A Philosophical Theory, 2007
Origin of veridical
Veridical comes from the Latin word vēridicus which means "true speaking."
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