Ideas from 'Introduction: Truth and TruthMaking' by Adolph Rami [2009], by Theme Structure
[found in 'Truth and TruthMaking' (ed/tr Lowe,E.J./Rami,A.) [Acumen 2009,9781844651450]].
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3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 1. For Truthmakers
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There are five problems which the truthmaker theory might solve

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The truthmaker idea is usually justified by its explanatory power, or intuitive appeal

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 2. Truthmaker Relation
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The truthmaking relation can be onetoone, or manytomany

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 3. Truthmaker Maximalism
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Central idea: truths need truthmakers; and possibly all truths have them, and makers entail truths

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 4. Truthmaker Necessitarianism
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Most theorists say that truthmakers necessitate their truths

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / a. What makes truths
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It seems best to assume different kinds of truthmaker, such as objects, facts, tropes, or events

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / c. States of affairs make truths
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Truthmakers seem to be states of affairs (plus optional individuals), or individuals and properties

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / d. Being makes truths
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'Truth supervenes on being' avoids entities as truthmakers for negative truths

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'Truth supervenes on being' only gives necessary (not sufficient) conditions for contingent truths

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 7. Making Modal Truths
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Maybe a truthmaker also works for the entailments of the given truth

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 11. Truthmaking and Correspondence
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Truthmaking is usually internalist, but the correspondence theory is externalist

3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 1. Correspondence Truth
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Correspondence theories assume that truth is a representation relation

3. Truth / H. Deflationary Truth / 2. Deflationary Truth
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Deflationist truth is an infinitely disjunctive property

4. Formal Logic / D. Modal Logic ML / 7. Barcan Formula
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Truthmaker theorists should probably reject the converse Barcan formula

8. Modes of Existence / A. Relations / 2. Internal Relations
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Internal relations depend either on the existence of the relata, or on their properties
