Troubles with trivialism

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According to the trivialist, everything is true. But why would anyone believe that? It turns out that trivialism emerges naturally from a certain inconsistency view of language, and it has significant benefits that need to be acknowledged. But trivialism also encounters some troubles along the way. After discussing them, I sketch a couple of alternatives that can preserve the benefits of trivialism without the corresponding costs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)655-667
Number of pages13
JournalInquiry (United Kingdom)
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2007


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