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A Pragmatic Explanation of Truth in Natural Languages( p. 6)

This essay is an approach to the meaning of the concept truth in nature language by means of pragmatic explanation. The pragmatic approach shows that the conception of truth as defined in simple correspondence theory is incomplete ,that a pragmatist explanation is essential to meaning of truth and that sophisticated correspondence theory and pragmatist theory are not competitive alternatives of conception of the truth ,but compatible complementary to each other ,coherence offers no explanation of truth but one of requirements to be met by the claims to truth. The pragmatic approach has a consequence that theoretical knowledge ,contrary to K. Ripper' s insistence ,is verifiable but not falsifiable.