Ideas of Mulligan/Simons/Smith, by Theme

[, fl. 1984, ]

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3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 2. Truthmaker Relation
Part-whole is the key relation among truth-makers
3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / a. What makes truths
Moments (objects which cannot exist alone) may serve as truth-makers
The truth-maker for a sentence may not be unique, or may be a combination, or several separate items
Truth-makers cannot be the designata of the sentences they make true
Despite negative propositions, truthmakers are not logical complexes, but ordinary experiences
3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 3. Correspondence Truth critique
Correspondence has to invoke facts or states of affairs, just to serve as truth-makers