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|Horwich I 194
Truthmaker / Strawson: if the situation is the subject, it is not the situation that makes the statement true. - Fact: is a non-linguistic term (therefore not subject).
Strawson II 20 ~
Truthmaker / Strawson: facts make assertions true, not things.
Truthmaker / VsAustin: that the cat has mange, is not made true by the cat (as a thing), but by the condition of the cat (the fact).
Truthmaker / Strawson: e.g. language with "plate" (Wittgenstein, PI) would be just as conventional, but those alleged pseudo entities that make the statements true (facts), would not be among the non-linguistic correlates. - ((s) the world wouldn’t be emptier.)
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972
Analyse und Metaphysik München 1994
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994