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Truth and Ontology

by Trenton Merricks

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages206
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ISBN 10019920523X
ISBN 109780199205233

  Truth and Ontology, by Trenton Merricks. That Truthmaker has such metaphysical commitments constitutes a central doctrine of Truth and Ontology, since much of the book presupposes it. But it seems to me that such a doctrine is wrong. The metaphysics of Truthmaker is really thin: all that Truthmaker commits one to is the existence of some Author: Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This book features a collection of essays that seek to provide accurate and well-developed characterizations of the epistemological and metaphysical concerns that .   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Truth and Genesis: Philosophy as Differential Ontology by Miguel de Beistegui at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Miguel de Beistegui.

Truth and Ontology concludes that some truths do not depend on being in any substantive way at all. Keywords Truth Ontology: Categories Presentism in Metaphysics. Primitivism about Truth in Philosophy of Language. Truthmakers in Metaphysics Google Books (no proxy) Setup an Author: Trenton Merricks. Truth and Ontology concludes that some truths do not depend on being in any substantive way at all. One result of this conclusion is that it is a mistake to oppose a philosophical theory merely because it violates truth s alleged substantive dependence on being.


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Truth and Ontology concludes that some truths do not depend on being in any substantive way at all. One result of this conclusion is that it is a mistake to oppose a philosophical theory merely because it violates truth's alleged substantive dependence on being/5(2).

Truth and Ontology concludes that some truths do not depend on being in any substantive way at all. One result of this conclusion is that it is a mistake to oppose a philosophical theory merely because it violates truth's alleged substantive dependence on by: All but realism about truth and truth as primitive are similar in that they are all theories of truth with a similar motivation as the truthmaker.

They construe truth as being a relational property or a relation to Truth and Ontology book, in general/5(2). This book explores how truth depends on the world or on things or on Truth and Ontology book, and examines philosophical debates concerning modality, time, and dispositions.

For accounts of truth's dependence on being have implications for these debates. Moreover, these debates have implications for how truth Author: Trenton Merricks. The fathers of analytic philosophy - Moore and Russell - were in no doubt that ontology or metaphysics as well as the topics oflanguage, truth and logic constituted the core subject-matter of their "analytic realism", 1 for the task of metaphysics as they conceived things was the description of 2 the world.

And logic and ontology are indissolubly linked in the system of the grandfather of analytic philosophy, : Paperback. The second book is another very good book on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze which covers some of the same ground: Difference and Givenness: Deleuze's Transcendental Empiricism and the Ontology of Immanence (Topics in Historical Philosophy) by Levi Bryant.

Levi Bryant's book is an excellent analysis of Deleuze's "transcendental empiricism" which overlaps in many ways with de Beistegui's analysis Cited by: Neither is it a form of deflationsim that holds there is no property.

This book is certainly worth of the attention of those who are interested in general ontology and epistemology. At this point, I am not thoroughly convinced of his proposed theory of truth yet it certainly has challenged my understanding of the correspondence theory of truth.

"Truth and Ontology concludes that some truths do not depend on being in any non-trivial way at all.

One result of this conclusion is that it is a mistake to oppose a philosophical theory merely because it violates truth's alleged substantive dependence on being. Truth and Ontology, by Trenton Merricks.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. xviii+ H/b £, P/b £ This book is about doctrines that concern the dependence of truth on being, and how those views impact on other metaphysical debates. The doctrines in question are Truthmaker—the claim that for each truth there is some entity. In his short second book, Truth and Ontology, Trenton Merricks argues that we should give up the view that truth depends on being.

(So the book could have been called Truth without Ontology.) Merricks thinks that particular positive truths about the actual present (e.g. that Ben is drinking hot chocolate at Stauf's) depend on being, but other truths -- negative truths (e.g. that there is no purple dinosaur in Written:   To illustrate, realist ontology relates to the existence of one single reality which can be studied, understood and experienced as a ‘truth’; a real world exists independent of human experience.

Meanwhile, relativist ontology is based on the philosophy that reality is constructed within the human mind, such that no one ‘true’ reality. Language, Truth and Ontology by Kevin Mulligan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Home. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our privacy by: 1. Truth and ontology. [Trenton Merricks] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Review from previous edition Excellent new book This is an important contemporary debate, and Merricks' book is a very important move within it. * Philip Goff.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Truth and Ontology (Paperback) at Ontology, the philosophical study of being in general, or of what applies neutrally to everything that is real. It was called “first philosophy” by Aristotle in Book IV of his Metaphysics. The Latin term ontologia (“science of being”) was felicitously invented by the German philosopher Jacob Lorhard (Lorhardus) and first appeared in his work Ogdoas Scholastica (1st ed.) in metaphysics (mĕtəfĬz´Ĭks), branch of philosophy concerned with the ultimate nature of perpetuates the Metaphysics of Aristotle, a collection of treatises placed after the Physics [Gr.

metaphysics=after physics] and treating what Aristotle called the First principal area of metaphysical speculation is generally called ontology and is the study of the ultimate.

Books shelved as ontology: Being and Time by Martin Heidegger, Naming and Necessity by Saul A. Kripke, The Democracy of Objects by Levi Bryant, The Myth. -- Robert BernasconiIn Truth and Genesis, Miguel de Beistegui considers the role and meaning of philosophy today.

Calling for a new departure for philosophy, one that brings together philosophy's scattered identities, de Beistegui proposes a robust and unified philosophy that would find itself equally at home in artistic and scientific disciplines.5/5(1). Truth and Ontology Trenton Merricks.

A Clarendon Press Publication. Addresses a fundamental topic: how truth depends on the world; Clear and engaging writing from an impressive young philosopher; Ties the fundamental topic it addresses to a variety of disparate philosophical debates, showing how these debates interact with this topic.Ontology is rarely used beyond academic institutions and it can therefore be difficult to know how to use it confidently.

The word ‘biology’ means the study of life (since ‘bios’ means life). Using the same logic, ‘onto’ translates as ‘being’ or ‘reality’ hence ontology concerns the nature of reality. The book advances a new defence of presentism by developing a novel ontology of thisness, combining insights about the nature of essence, the metaphysics of propositions, and the relationship between true propositions and the elements of Author: David Ingram.