The Dennes Room

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Thu Sep 16, 2010
Howison Library, 4:10–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Stephen Yablo (MIT)
A Semantic Conception of Truthmakers

Tarski showed how to conceive truth semantically, yet in a way that respects the notion’s Aristotelian metaphysical roots. We explore the possibility of conceiving truthmakers semantically, but in a way that respect’s the notion’s Armstrongian metaphysical roots.