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Single Idea 10906

[catalogued under 3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / a. What makes truths]

Full Idea

A 'moment' is an existentially dependent or non-self-sufficient object, that is, an object which is of such a nature that it cannot exist alone, ....... and we suggest that moments could serve as truth-makers.

Gist of Idea

Moments (objects which cannot exist alone) may serve as truth-makers


Mulligan/Simons/Smith (Truth-makers [1984], 2)

Book Reference

'Truth and Truth-Making', ed/tr. Lowe,E.J./Rami,A. [Acumen 2009], p.61

A Reaction

[These three writers invented the term 'truth-maker']