Single Idea 19015

[catalogued under 7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 1. Grounding / b. Relata of grounding]

Full Idea

'Relational' grounding is between entities, best expressed by the two-place predicate 'x grounds y'. 'Operational' grounding is between sentences, best expressed by the two-place sentence operator read as 'because of' or 'in virtue of'.

Gist of Idea

Grounding can be between objects ('relational'), or between sentences ('operational')


Barbara Vetter (Potentiality [2015], 1.6)

Book Reference

Vetter,Barbara: 'Potentiality: from Dispositions to Modality' [OUP 2015], p.27