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Single Idea 10909

[catalogued under 3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / a. What makes truths]

Full Idea

Truth-makers cannot be the designata of the sentences they make true, because sentences with more than one truth-maker would then be ambiguous, and 'a' and 'a exists' would have the same designatum.

Gist of Idea

Truth-makers cannot be the designata of the sentences they make true

Source

Mulligan/Simons/Smith (Truth-makers [1984], 3)

Book Reference

'Truth and Truth-Making', ed/tr. Lowe,E.J./Rami,A. [Acumen 2009], p.70