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From truth to reality; new essays in logic and metaphysics.


From truth to reality; new essays in logic and metaphysics.

Ed. by Heather Dyke.



310 pages




Some new and some reprinted, but most revised from lectures at a January 2007 conference at the University of Otago, 14 essays provide a cross-section of current thinking by living, breathing metaphysicians, declared by some positivists to have been extinct decades ago. Among their topics are vagueness and truth, anomalous monism, mathematical Platonism, creeping minimalism and the nature of minimal entities, reflections on the gem, and truthmakers for what?

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