Single Idea 18534

[catalogued under 3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 4. Uses of Truth]

Full Idea

Truth is a relation between a truthbearer and a truthmaker.

Gist of Idea

Truth relates truthbearers to truthmakers


John Heil (The Universe as We Find It [2012], 08.02)

Book Reference

Heil,John: 'The Universe as We Find It' [OUP 2012], p.156

A Reaction

This implies that all truths have truthmakers, which is fairly controversial. Heil himself denies it!

Related Idea

Idea 18509 Not all truths need truthmakers - mathematics and logic seem to be just true [Heil]