Truth and Truthmakers

Truth and Truthmakers

by D. M. Armstrong
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521547237

ISBN-13: 9780521547239

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

With many adherents among contemporary philosophers, truthmaking theory is the most recent development of a realist theory of truth. D.M. Armstrong offers the first full-length study of this theory and makes a compelling case for truthmaking's importance in philosophy. His book marks a significant contribution to the debate and will be of interest to a wide range

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With many adherents among contemporary philosophers, truthmaking theory is the most recent development of a realist theory of truth. D.M. Armstrong offers the first full-length study of this theory and makes a compelling case for truthmaking's importance in philosophy. His book marks a significant contribution to the debate and will be of interest to a wide range of readers working in analytical philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521547239
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

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Table of Contents

1. An introduction to truthmakers; 2. The general theory of truthmaking; 3. Epistemology and methodology; 4. Properties, relations and states of affairs; 5. Negative truths; 6. General truths; 7. Truthmakers for modal truths: Part 1, possibility; 8. Truthmakers for modal truths: Part 2, necessity; 9. Numbers and classes; 10. Causes, laws and dispositions; 11. Time.

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