Truth Claims

Some articles on truth claims:

Truth Claim - Types - Positive and Negative
... One major division of truth claims is that between positive and negative truth claims ... Positive truth claims proclaim the existence of an object or entity ... Negative truth claims are the opposite and proclaim the non-existence of an object or entity ...
Ateapotist - Objections
... says it is logically erroneous to assert that positive truth claims bear a burden of proof while negative truth claims do not ... He says that all truth claims bear a burden of proof, and that like Mother Goose and the tooth fairy, the teapot bears the greater burden not because of its negativity, but because of its triviality, arguing ...
European Council Of Religious Leaders - Vision and Work - The European Council of Religious Leaders' Berlin Declaration On Interreligious Dialogue
... Many religions make truth claims that are mutually exclusive ... in society than the explicit or implicit truth claims of secular ideologies ... cultures and social groups is often dialogue across opposing truth claims and world views ...

Famous quotes containing the words claims and/or truth:

    Rationalists are admirable beings, rationalism is a hideous monster when it claims for itself omnipotence. Attribution of omnipotence to reason is as bad a piece of idolatry as is worship of stock and stone believing it to be God. I plead not for the suppression of reason, but for a due recognition of that in us which sanctifies reason.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)

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    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)