Truthmakers for modals: Meaning, truth, modals and quantifiers (Mircea Dumitru)

The Logic and Metaphysics Workshop will meet on November 27th from 4:15-6:15 (NY time) in-person at the Graduate Center (Room 4419) for a talk by Mircea Dumitru (Bucharest).

Title: Truthmakers for modals: Meaning, truth, modals and quantifiers

Abstract: First, I shall give a sketch of a general theory of truthmaking. Then, I shall raise some issues for the theory when it deals with modal language and point to some specific answers. In the remaining part I shall get into ramifications of this topic and discuss issues pertaining to meaning, truth and quantification in modal contexts and discourse.

Note: The subject of this talk was changed on Nov. 19, 2023. The previous title was “Truth with and without satisfaction”.

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