Ideas from 'Aboutness' by Stephen Yablo [2014], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Aboutness' by Yablo,Stephen [Princeton 2014,978-0-691-14495-5]].

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3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 5. Truth Bearers
A statement S is 'partly true' if it has some wholly true parts
4. Formal Logic / A. Syllogistic Logic / 2. Syllogistic Logic
An 'enthymeme' is an argument with an indispensable unstated assumption
4. Formal Logic / G. Formal Mereology / 3. Axioms of Mereology
y is only a proper part of x if there is a z which 'makes up the difference' between them
5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / e. Empty names
'Pegasus doesn't exist' is false without Pegasus, yet the absence of Pegasus is its truthmaker
6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 3. Mathematical Nominalism
A nominalist can assert statements about mathematical objects, as being partly true
9. Objects / C. Structure of Objects / 8. Parts of Objects / a. Parts of objects
Parthood lacks the restriction of kind which most relations have
13. Knowledge Criteria / A. Justification Problems / 2. Justification Challenges / b. Gettier problem
Gettier says you don't know if you are confused about how it is true
14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 2. Aim of Science
A theory need not be true to be good; it should just be true about its physical aspects
14. Science / C. Induction / 5. Paradoxes of Induction / b. Raven paradox
If sentences point to different evidence, they must have different subject-matter
Most people say nonblack nonravens do confirm 'all ravens are black', but only a tiny bit
19. Language / B. Meaning / 6. Meaning as Truth-Conditions
Sentence-meaning is the truth-conditions - plus factors responsible for them
19. Language / C. Semantics / 4. Truth-Conditions Semantics
Truth-conditions as subject-matter has problems of relevance, short cut, and reversal
19. Language / C. Semantics / 8. Compositionality
The content of an assertion can be quite different from compositional content
19. Language / H. Pragmatics / 2. Denial
Not-A is too strong to just erase an improper assertion, because it actually reverses A