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7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 1. Grounding / b. Relata of grounding

[what items are related in a grounding?]

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Ground is best understood as a sentence operator, rather than a relation between predicates [Fine,K]
If grounding is a relation it must be between entities of the same type, preferably between facts [Fine,K]
Grounding relations are best expressed as relations between sentences [Fine,K]
The dependence of {Socrates} on Socrates involves a set and a philosopher, not facts [Liggins]
The relata of grounding are propositions or facts, but for dependence it is objects and their features [Koslicki]
Grounding is a singular relation between worldly facts [Audi,P]
If grounding relates facts, properties must be included, as well as objects [Audi,P]
Grounding can be between objects ('relational'), or between sentences ('operational') [Vetter]