Meaning of coherence theory

coher'ence the"ory

Pronunciation: [key]
— Philos. Philos.
  1. the theory of truth that every true statement, insofar as it is true, describes its subject in the totality of its relationship with all other things. Cf. correspondence theory, pragmatic theory.
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