Ideas from 'Metaphysics: an introduction' by Jonathan Tallant [2011], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Metaphysics - an introduction' by Tallant,Jonathan [Continuum 2011,978-1-4411-0454-0]].

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1. Philosophy / E. Nature of Metaphysics / 1. Nature of Metaphysics
Metaphysics is a quest for truthmakers
3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 3. Truthmaker Maximalism
Maybe only 'positive' truths need truth-makers
3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / a. What makes truths
A truthmaker is the minimal portion of reality that will do the job
3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 12. Rejecting Truthmakers
What is the truthmaker for a possible new power?
6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 3. Mathematical Nominalism
Maybe number statements can be paraphrased into quantifications plus identities
8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 13. Tropes / a. Nature of tropes
The wisdom of Plato and of Socrates are not the same property
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 2. Substance / d. Substance defined
Substance must have two properties: individuation, and property-bearing
19. Language / E. Propositions / 2. Nature of Propositions
Are propositions all the thoughts and sentences that are possible?