The Relation between General and Particular : Entailment Vs

  title={The Relation between General and Particular : Entailment Vs},
  author={. SUPERVENIENCE Phillip Bricker},
  • . SUPERVENIENCE Phillip Bricker
  • Published 2004
I say (with many others): the world is a thing, the biggest thing, the mereological sum (or aggregate) of all things. Truth is determined by the distribution of fundamental, or perfectly natural, properties and relations over the parts of this biggest thing. For want of a better name, call this the thing theory.1 Some say instead: the world is a fact, the most inclusive fact, the conjunction (also mereological sum) of all the facts. Truth is determined by (some sort of) correspondence to the… CONTINUE READING

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