The position of the expert witness in the trial before Polish courts, both civil and criminal matters, is an excellent expression of our attachment to the classical definition of truth deriving from Aristotle’s Metaphysics, then shaped by St. Thomas Aquinas, and put in our modern times by Prof. Stanisław Judycki in the following sentence: “Truth is a feature of a judgment, consisting in the correspondence between the content of that judgment and the fact to which that content refers”.

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