Presentism, truthmaking and necessary connections

Tallant, Jonathan (2015) Presentism, truthmaking and necessary connections. Theoria, 81 (3). pp. 211-221. ISSN 1755-2567

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Ross Cameron puts forward a novel solution to the truthmaker problem facing presentism. I claim that, by Cameron's own lights, the view is not in fact a presentist view at all, but rather requires us to endorse a form of Priority Presentism, whereby past objects are derivative and depend for their existence upon present objects. I argue that this view should be rejected.

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Additional Information: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Tallant, J. (2015), Presentism, Truthmaking and Necessary Connections. Theoria, 81: 211–221, which has been published in final form at doi:10.1111/theo.12062. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of Philosophy
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Depositing User: Zimmerman, Emma
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2017 08:58
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017 23:35

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