A Platonic Theory of Truthmaking

Metaphysica 14 (1):109-125 (2013)

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Scott Berman
Saint Louis University
Abstract
A Platonic explanation of non-modal and modal truths is explained and defended using non-spatiotemporal entities as their truthmakers. It is argued, further, that this theory is parsimonious, naturalistic, and ontologically serious. These features should commend the view to a wide swath of philosophers
Keywords Truth  Truthmakers  Modality  Platonism
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DOI 10.1007/s12133-012-0115-9
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