False Information

Luciano Floridi holds a truth-based definition of semantic information (veridicality thesis); for X to qualify as an instance of semantic information it must be true, meaningful well-formed data. False information (i.e. misinformation) is not actually information. For more on this see

So what to make of the term ‘false information’? Well, consider the following two terms:

  1. false proposition
  2. false policeman

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