These two common claims are equally appealing:
(1) the meaning of a ( declarative) sentence consists in its truth conditions
(2) the truth of a sentence depends on its meaning
But are we moving in a circle here?
The first sentence suggests that truth is prior to meaning.
The second suggests that meaning is prior to truth ( a sentence first needs to have meaning in order to be true, and more broadly, to have a truth value).
What are your comments on this question? Am I wrong in suspecting some sort of circularity here?
Could any reference be indicated as to this ( possible) circularity problem?