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3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 9. Making Past Truths

[how truths about the past can be made true now]

6 ideas
Presentism says only the present exists, so there is nothing for tensed truths to supervene on [Lewis]
The Truthmaker thesis spells trouble for presentists [Crisp,TM]
Presentism has the problem that if Socrates ceases to exist, so do propositions about him [Markosian]
The present property 'having been F' says nothing about a thing's intrinsic nature [Cameron]
One temporal distibution property grounds our present and past truths [Cameron]
We don't want present truthmakers for the past, if they are about to cease to exist! [Cameron]