Logical CombinatorialismPhilosophical Review. forthcoming.In explaining the notion of a fundamental property or relation, metaphysicians will often draw an analogy with languages. The fundamental properties and relations stand to reality as the primitive predicates and relations stand to a language: the smallest set of vocabulary God would need in order to write the `book of the world'. In this paper I attempt to make good on this metaphor. In order to do this I introduce a modality that, put informally, stands to propositions as logical truth stands t…Read more
Vagueness and ThoughtOxford University Press. 2018.
California Baptist UniversityAssistant Professor
University of Southern California
School of Philosophy