How Hochberg Helped Us Take the Ontological Turn: An Introduction

Dialectica 68 (2):163-169 (2014)
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Fraser MacBride
University of Manchester
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In this paper I briefly describe Hochberg's role in helping bringing about the ontological turn through his critique of Quine's ostrich nominalism and his arguments in favour of truth-making. I compare Hochberg and Armstrong's fact-centred metaphysics, where the former was an influence for the latter, before charting some of Hochberg's contributions to the history of philosophy.
Keywords Hochberg  Armstrong  truth-making
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DOI 10.1111/1746-8361.12064
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