Metaphysical Grounding

[New Entry by Ricki Bliss and Kelly Trogdon on November 25, 2014.] Consider the following three philosophical claims made by Plato, Russell, and Kripke, respectively: (i) an act is lovable by the
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[New Entry by Ricki Bliss and Kelly Trogdon on November 25, 2014.] Consider the following three philosophical claims made by Plato, Russell, and Kripke, respectively: (i) an act is lovable by the gods in virtue of its being pious, (ii) complexes exist because simples exist, and (iii) the fact that our use of the term 'Aristotle' is causally connected in the right kind of way to how it was originally used explains why...

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