Thisnesses, Propositions, and Truth

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Abstract

Presentists, who believe that only present objects exist, should accept a thisness ontology, since it can do considerable work in defence of presentism. In this article, I propose a version of presentism that involves thisnesses of past and present entities and I argue that this view solves important problems facing standard versions of presentism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)442-463
Number of pages22
JournalPacific philosophical quarterly
Volume99
Issue number3
Early online date6 Dec 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2018

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