Powers and Truthmaking

Project: Dissertation

Layman's description

There is a tendency nowadays to pursue metaphysical questions at a formal level. Many contemporary truthmaker theorists have adopted this path by characterizing the notion of truthmaking in modal terms. This is unfortunate because talk of possible worlds trivializes truthmaking and runs the risk of overpopulating the ontological inventory. My PhD thesis is a defence of the view that truthmaker the
Effective start/end date2002/09/012011/12/31