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Truth - Truthfulness
(4,123 words)

Part of Truth:

1. Philosophical

2. Truthfulness

1. Any effort to analyse and co-ordinate the various approaches to truth in ethics is faced with the difficulty that the term “truth” is used on a variety of levels of meaning in philosophy and theology, the reason clearly being that man finds himself relying on truth and tied to it, while at the same time it is not something that he can control, since he is in the service of truth. A survey of the various ways in which truth has been understood also show…

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Waldemar Molinski, “Truth - Truthfulness”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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