Ideas from 'The Metaontology of Abstraction' by B Hale / C Wright [2009], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Metametaphysics' (ed/tr Chalmers/Manley/Wasserman) [OUP 2009,978-0-19-954600-8]].

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2. Reason / F. Fallacies / 1. Fallacy
It is a fallacy to explain the obscure with the even more obscure
5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / d. Singular terms
Singular terms refer if they make certain atomic statements true
6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 6. Logicism / c. Neo-logicism
Neo-Fregeanism might be better with truth-makers, rather than quantifier commitment
6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 6. Logicism / d. Logicism critique
Are neo-Fregeans 'maximalists' - that everything which can exist does exist?
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 10. Ontological Commitment / a. Ontological commitment
The identity of Pegasus with Pegasus may be true, despite the non-existence
8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 3. Types of Properties
Maybe we have abundant properties for semantics, and sparse properties for ontology
8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 10. Properties as Predicates
A successful predicate guarantees the existence of a property - the way of being it expresses
18. Thought / D. Concepts / 6. Abstract Concepts / g. Abstracta by equivalence
Abstractionism needs existential commitment and uniform truth-conditions
Equivalence abstraction refers to objects otherwise beyond our grasp
19. Language / D. Theories of Reference / 4. Descriptive Reference / a. Sense and reference
Reference needs truth as well as sense