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7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 7. Facts / c. Facts and truths

[how facts relate to true sentences]

5 ideas
A fact is a thought that is true [Frege]
In a world of mere matter there might be 'facts', but no truths [Russell]
Many sentences do not state facts, but there are no facts which could not be stated [Ryle]
We know we can state facts, with true statements [Dummett]
There is no gap between a fact that p, and it is true that p; so we only have the truth-condtions for p [Hale]