Philosophical Quarterly 54 (217):577–586 (2004)
A “self-eﬀacing” property is one that is deﬁnable without referring to it. Colin McGinn (2000) has argued that there is exactly one such property: truth. I show that if truth is a self-eﬀacing property, then there are very many others—too many even to constitute a set.
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