Unit 7: The Correspondence Theory

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Written Assignment Unit 7
University of the People

The Correspondence Theory demonstrates truth or falsity figured by only how it relates to the world, and does it accurately describe that world. The Correspondence theory claims true beliefs and statements describe an truth. The Correspondence theory sees things as thoughts and statements or things and facts.

An example of the Correspondence theory is, I trip playing basketball, my ankle rolls beneath me. I sit on the bench and tell my fellow players, "I sprained my ankle". The evidence, my belief, and my reasoning tell me I sprained my ankle, which makes it, true to me. Creating a correspondence of truth.

One weakness of the theory is that the Correspondence
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