The Difference Between Real and True in Philosophy


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According many philosophers, truth

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1. The correspondence theory asserts that truth must

2. Which of these statements can not be proven as true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this online assessment to quiz yourself on your understanding of real versus true in philosophy. The questions will test your understanding of key points from the lesson. Some things you'll be tested on include the correspondence theory and characteristics of things that are real.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Philosophical views of truth
  • Types of statements that can't be proven
  • Characteristics of things that are real
  • What the term real means

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of philosophical definitions of truth and reality as they pertain to philosophy
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure that you can accurately differentiate between the philosophical concepts of truth versus concepts of being real
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of the lesson to answer questions on truth as it applies to philosophy, such as the correspondence theory of truth

Additional Learning

To learn more about reality and truth in philosophy, review the corresponding lesson called The Difference Between Real and True in Philosophy. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Subjectivity
  • Empirical and logical truth
  • The principle of non-contradiction
  • How context affects reality