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Single Idea 18355

[catalogued under 3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / b. Objects make truths]

Full Idea

The term 'truthmaker' just labels whatever stands in the truth-making relation to a truth. The truth-making relation is crucial. It would have been just as well to refer to the truth-'maker' principle as the truth-'making' principle.

Gist of Idea

What matters is truth-making (not truth-makers)


Marian David (Truth-making and Correspondence [2009], 1)

Book Reference

'Truth and Truth-Making', ed/tr. Lowe,E.J./Rami,A. [Acumen 2009], p.138

A Reaction

This is well said. The commitment of this theory is to something which makes each proposition true. There is no initial commitment to any theories about what sorts of things do the job.