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129. P. F. Strawson and Gareth Evans on Truth (1973)

Filmed for The Open University as part of a third-level Arts course, Problems of Philosophy. (25 minutes)

Strawson and Evans ask if the distinction between fact-stating and other uses of language can be grounded on a theory of truth, especially a ‘thin’ one like Ramsey’s. Transcript available at

Part 1 (13 min.)

Part 2 (12 min.)