Grounding is not a strict order

Abstract
The paper argues that grounding is neither irreflexive, nor asymmetric, nor transitive. In arguing for that conclusion the paper also arguesthat truthmaking is neither irreflexive, nor asymmetric, nor transitive.
Keywords Grounding  Transitivity  Symmetry  Reflexivity
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DOI 10.1017/apa.2014.22
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