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Single Idea 18869

[catalogued under 3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 6. Making Negative Truths]

Full Idea

If negative truths don't have truthmakers then make no mistake: they are ungrounded.

Gist of Idea

Without truthmakers, negative truths must be ungrounded


Ross P. Cameron (Truthmakers, Realism and Ontology [2008], 'Max and Nec')

Book Reference

'Being: Developments in Contemporary Metaphysics', ed/tr. Le Poidevin,R [CUP 2008], p.107

A Reaction

What would be the grounding for truths which expressed the necessary preconditions for all existence? Could 'nothing whatever exists' ever be a truth?