Analysis 81 (3):436-439 (2021)

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Mark Jago
Nottingham University
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Jago uses a Fitch-style argument in an attempt to demonstrate that every truth has a truthmaker. But Trueman shows that there is a parallel argument, this time to the conclusion that no truth has a truthmaker. Since we cannot accept both, we must ditch at least one Fitch. But which? Keywords: Truth, truthmaking, truthmaker maximalism, Fitch paradox, Robert Trueman
Keywords Truthmaking  Truthmaker maximalism  Fitch paradox  Truth
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