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Truthmakers, Realism and Ontology1


Together, these entail that for every true proposition p, there exists some thing which could not exist and p be false.

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David Armstrong , (2006), ‘Reply to Heil’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, p 245247.

Helen Beebee and Julian Dodd (eds), (2005), Truthmakers: The Contemporary Debate, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

John Bigelow , (1996), ‘Presentism and Properties’, Nous Vol. 30, Supplement: Philosophical Perspectives 10, Metaphysics, p 3552.

Colin Cheyne and Charles Pigden , (2006), ‘Negative Truths from Positive Facts’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84(2), p 249265.

A.S. Eddington (1928), The Nature of the Physical World, New York: Macmillan.

Kit Fine , (1994), ‘Essence and Modality’, Philosophical Perspectives 8, p 116.

John Fox , (1987), ‘Truthmaker’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65, p 188207.

John Heil , (2003), From an Ontological Point of View, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Hud Hudson , (1997), ‘Brute Facts’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy Vol. 75, No. 1, p 7782.

J.L. Mackie , (1977), Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong, Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Trenton Merricks , (2007), Truth and Ontology, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Josh Parsons , (1999), ‘There is no truthmaker argument against nominalism’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77(3), p 325334.

Ted Sider , (2001), Four-Dimensionalism, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Peter Simons , (2005) ‘Negatives, Numbers and Necessity: Some Worries About Armstrong's Version of Truthmaking’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 83(2), p 253261.

Bas van Fraassen , (1980), The Scientific Image, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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