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3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / d. Being makes truths

[truths supervene on how things actually are]

7 ideas
Truth supervenes on being [Jackson]
Say 'truth is supervenient on being', but construe 'being' broadly [Lewis]
The weaker version of Truthmaker: 'truth supervenes on being' [Crisp,TM]
If 'truth supervenes on being', worlds with the same entities, properties and relations have the same truths [Merricks]
If truth supervenes on being, that won't explain why truth depends on being [Merricks]
'Truth supervenes on being' avoids entities as truth-makers for negative truths [Rami]
'Truth supervenes on being' only gives necessary (not sufficient) conditions for contingent truths [Rami]