Truth deserves to be believed

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Publication Type pre-print
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Thalos, Mariam G.
Title Truth deserves to be believed
Date 2013-01-01
Description Science seems generally to aim at truth. And governmental support of science is often premised on the instrumental value of truth in service of advancing our practical objectives, both as individuals and as communities, large and small. While there is some political expediency to this view, it is not correct. The value of truth is nowise that it helps us achieve our aims. In fact, just the contrary: truth deserves to be believed only on the condition that its claim upon us is orthogonal to any utility it might have in the service of (any and all) practical ends.
Type Text
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Volume 88
Issue 334
First Page 1
Last Page 19
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Thalos, M. G. (2013). Truth deserves to be believed. Philosophy, 88(334), 1-19.
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Date Created 2013-02-25
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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