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Truth and truthmakers

Author: D M Armstrong
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a clear, even-handed and non-technical discussion Armstrong makes a compelling case for truthmaking and its importance in philosophy. His book marks a significant contribution to the debate and will be of interest to a wide range of readers working in analytical philosophy.
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Armstrong, D.M. (David Malet), 1926-
Truth and truthmakers.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003063543
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D M Armstrong
ISBN: 9780521547239 0521547237 9780511212000 0511212003 9780521838320 0521838320 0511213778 9780511213779 0511215584 9780511215582 0511217374 9780511217371 9780511487552 051148755X 9786610541157 6610541159
OCLC Number: 560235005
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 158 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 An introduction to truthmakers; 2 The general theory of truthmaking; 3 Epistemology and methodology; 4 Properties, relations and states of affairs; 5 Negative truths; 6 General truths; 7 Truthmakers for modal truths, part 1: possibility; 8 Truthmakers for modal truths, part 2: necessity; 9 Numbers and classes; 10 Causes, laws and dispositions; 11 Time; References; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: D.M. Armstrong.
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