In this paper, I distinguish between two varieties of actualism-hardcore actualism and softcore actualism-and I critically discuss Ross Cameron's recent arguments for preferring a softcore actualist account of the truthmakers for modal truths over hardcore actualist ones. In the process, I offer some arguments for preferring the hardcore actualist account of modal truthmakers over the softcore actualist one.

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Keywords Actualism, Dispositions, Hardcore actualism, Modality, Possible worlds, Powers, Softcore actualism, Truthmakers
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11229-008-9456-x
Journal Synthese
Citation
Contessa, G. (2010). Modal truthmakers and two varieties of actualism. Synthese, 174(3), 341–353. doi:10.1007/s11229-008-9456-x