Cameron, R.P. (2005) Truthmaker necessitarianism and maximalism. Logique et Analyse, 48. pp. 43-56. ISSN 0024-5836
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In this paper I examine two principles of orthodox truthmaker theory: truthmaker maximalism - the doctrine that every (contingent) truth has a truthmaker, and truthmaker necessitarianism - the doctrine that the existence of a truthmaker necessitates the truth of any proposition which it in fact makes true. I argue that maximalism should be rejected and that once it is we only have reason to hold a restricted form of necessitarianism.
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|Date Deposited:||10 Oct 2007 12:01|
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|Publisher:||National Centre for Logical Investigation|